Men of 1914/E
Eagan, John J., United States congressman from the eleventh district of New Jersey, was born Jan. 22, 1872, in Hoboken, N.J. He is the founder and president of the Eagan Schools of Business. He was elected to the Sixty-third Congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Weehawken, N.J.
Eagle, Joe Henry, United States congressman from the eighth district of Texas, was born Jan. 23, 1870, in Tompkinsville, Ky. He is the owner of a realty company and also of a manufacturing company. He was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Houston, Texas.
Eagleson, James Beaty, physician and surgeon; born, Chillicothe, Ohio, Aug. 30, 1862; son, William and Elizabeth W. (Hodsden) E. Educated: Public and private schools; M.D., College Phys. and Surg., Chicago, 1885. For past sixteen years has limited professional work to general surgery and gynecology. Married, Blanche Mills, July 1, 1889, at Seattle. Trustee and Med. Dir., Northern Life Ins. Co.; Trustee, Adelphia College; vice-pres., Y.M.C.A. In the U.S. Marine Hospital Service, Seattle, 1887 to 1898; Surgeon General, N.G.W., retired. Served as Pres. State Med. Examining Board, and State Board of Health. Member: County, State and Am. Med. Assns.; North Pac. Surgical Assn.; Med. Reserve Corps, U.S. Army, Assn. of Military Surgeons, U.S.; Am. Soc. for Advan. of Science; Am. Acad. of Political and Social Science ; Western Surgical Soc.; Fellow, American Surgeons. Clubs: University, Arctic, College, Chamber of Commerce, Municipal League. Res.: 902 Boren Ave. Office: 512 Burke bldg., Seattle, Wash.
Eakin, Robert, jurist; born in Elgin, Ill., March 15, 1848; son of Stewart B. and Catherine (McEldowney) Eakin. He was graduated from Willamette University, Salem, Ore., B.S., then studied law, was admitted to bar, and located at Union, Ore., practicing there until he went upon the bench. He was judge of the Circuit Court for the Eighth District of Oregon from March, 1895, until Jan. 1, 1907; since Jan. 14, 1907, justice of the Supreme Court of Oregon. He married at Eugene, Ore., June 21, 1876, Mary Walker, and they have had five children of whom two are now deceased. Address: 1384 State St., Salem, Oregon.
Eames, Wilberforce, librarian and bibliographer of 476 Fifth Ave., New York City, was born Oct. 12, 1855, in Newark, N.J. Since 1893 he has been librarian at the Lenox library. He edited fifteen to twenty volumes of Sabin's Dictionary of Books Relating to America and other works.
Earnest, Nicholas Peter, farmer; born Chuckey, Tenn., April 15, 1871; German, French Hugenot and Scotch-Irish descent; son of Benjamin Franklin and Mary Martha (Rhea) Earnest; graduated Sweetwater College, Sweetwater (Tenn.) with degree of B.S. June 3, 1891; married Lida Beatrice Doggett Sept. 23, 1896; member Nolachuckey Lodge No. 323, F. & A. M.; Democrat; has been engaged in agriculture all of his life; owns a small roller mill and is director of Greene County Bank, Greenville, Tenn.; elder in the Presbyterian church.
Earp, Wilbur F., lawyer of New York City; born in Howard County, Md., Sept. 2, 1863, son Edward and Julia A. (Newton) Earp; educated in common schools of Maryland and N.Y. Law School; married, N.Y. City, June 20, 1908, Emma Jane Miller. Has been practicing law in N.Y. City since 1902. During the '90s published a newspaper at Ellicott City, Md., the Republican organ for Howard County. Candidate for legislature in Mary-land in 1894; and defeated; active in politics, in that state forseveral years; mime to N.Y, City in 1899, since which time has given no attention to polities. Republican; Universalist. President of the Universalist Club of New York. Member N.Y. Lawyers Association, Dwight Alumni Association, Mason (Concordia Lodge No, 13 of Md.),
Eastman, George, manufacturer and inventor of Rochester, N.Y,, was born July 12, 1864, in Waterville, N.Y. As an amateur Photographer and experimenter he perfected a process for making dry plates and in 1881 began to manufacture dry plates on a small scale, He is treasurer and general manager of the East-man Kodak Company. His inventions are in connection with film photography. The various companies under his management employ upwards of ten thousand hands; and over forty million dollars of capital. He is the originator of the phrase, "YOU press the button, we do the rest."
Eastman, Charles Rochester, geologist and paleontologist; born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, June 5, 1868; son of Austin Vitruvilla and Mary (Scoville) Eastman; the later a descendant of Captain Reuben Ballou of Rhode Island, a noted officer of the Revolutionary War. He was graduated from Harvard University, A.B., 1890, A.M., 1891; took graduate work at Johns Hopkins University, 1892, and at Munich, Ph.D., 1894. He first engaged in teaching .geology and paleontology in Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges, and was later appointed curator in charge of vertebrate paleontology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology of Harvard, and was appointed in 1910 to a similar position at the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh. In 1914 he became connected with the American Museum of Natural History in New York, and now resides in that city. He has served as assistant geologist on the New England Division of the United States Geological Survey, and he has been engaged as expert assistant on various State Geological Surveys. Dr. Eastman has made several trips abroad, once as foreign delegate representing the Geological Society of America, and also in behalf of the Harvard Museum and the Carnegie Museum at Pittsburgh. He translated and edited von Zittel's Text-Book of Paleontology (Macmillan), and he is author of various scientific memoirs published by both of the above institutions and by different State Geological Surveys; also of numerous minor contributions to vertebrate pale-ontology, especially North American and European paleichthyology. Dr. Eastman is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science ; member of the American Society of Naturalists, Geological Society of America, American Society of Zoologists, American Paleontological Society (Executive Council and Editor), American Association of Anatomists, National Geographic Society, the Boston Society of Natural History and one or two foreign scientific societies. He married in 1892, Caroline A., daughter of Alvan G. Clark, the famous maker of astronomical telescopes, and he has one son, Alvan Clark Eastman. Office : American Museum N.Y. City.
Easton, Edward Denison, lawyer, capitalist, organizer of the talking machine business; born Gloucester, Mass., April 10, 1856; son of Denison Mitchell and Mary (Lyle) Easton; educated in public schools of Arcola and Waters Seminary of Paterson, N.J.; graduated from law school of University of Georgetown, 1889; married, first, Washington, D.C., Jan. 24, 1876, Hattie Kaldenbach ; second, May 24, 1883, at Washington, D.C., Helen Mortimer Jefferis; children: Mortimer D., Mrs. Charles W. Woddrop, Mrs. Earl Godwin, Mrs. Clarence E. Bradburn (U.S.A.), Mrs. Norris M. Mumper. Studied shorthand at home in Arcola, and became expert stenographer, doing newspaper and court work for New York papers; was reporter and assistant editor, 1873-4, of Hackensack (N.J.) Republican; became stenographer for U.S. Light-house Board, Washington, D.C., 1874; reported Guiteau trial and Star Route trials for Government, the debates of Congress, and nearly every event of national importance for fifteen years. Admitted to bar of Supreme Court of District of Columbia in 1889 and made corporation law a specialty. With inventions of graphophone, made development of talking machine industry a life work. Organized Columbia Phonograph Co., 1889, and became its president; in 1893, when company consolidated with American Graphophone Co., was made president and counsel of both companies. Headquarters of business were removed from Washington, D.C., to New York, 1897. Also president Burt Co., Volta Graphophone Co., Water Power Securities Co.; vice-president Hackensack Trust Co.; vice-president Hackensack Hospital Association ; trustee Arcola Methodist Episcopal Church. Recreation : Automobiling. Clubs : Arcola Country (director), Hackensack Golf, Oritani Field. Res.: Arcola, N.J. Office : Woolworth Bldg., N.Y. City.
Easton, Frederick S., banker; born Lowville, New York, Dec. 28, 1871; son of William L. and Emeline (Henry) Easton; educated Lowville (N.Y.) Academy and Dr. T. C. Reed's School for Boys, Geneva, N.Y.; married, Houseville, N.Y., Oct. 6, 1880, Anna S. House; one daughter, Grace E. Scofield, and one son, Frederick Shaw Easton, Jr. Engaged as clerk in mercantile house of De Witt C. West & Co., Lowville, N.Y., at 17 years of age; entered firm of Waters & Easton in 1873; organized Black River National Bank, Lowville, N.Y., 1879, becoming cashier 1879-1904, and since then president. Vice-president and director Asbestos Burial Casket Co.; treasurer and director Lowville & Beaver River Railroad Co.; director Utica Trust and Deposit Co. Served as presidential elector, 1884; voting for Grover Cleve-land for President and Thomas A. Hendricks for Vice-President; was railroad commissioner of Lowville, N.Y. Democrat; Episcopalian. Trustee Lowville Academy; vestryman of Trinity (Episcopal) Church, Lowville, N.Y. Recreations: Hunting, fishing. Clubs: Fort Schuyler (Utica) ; Lowville, Sylvan Rod and Gun (president). Residence : 39 Trinity Ave. Office : 140 State St., Lowville.
Eaton, Amasa Mason, lawyer; born at Providence, R.I., May 31, 1841; son of Levi Curtis Eaton. He was graduated from Brown University, A.B., 1861, served three months under the first call of President Lincoln, as a member of the First R.I. Regiment and then engaged in business pursuits for several years, then took up the study of law, and was graduated from the Harvard Law School, L.L.B., in 1878. He was a member and president of the town council of North Providence, 1863-1865; member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, 1865-1866 and 1872 1874; member of the Providence common council, 1874-1875; and of the Providence Board of Aldermen, 1875. He has been Rhode Island Commissioner on Uniformity of State legislation since 1897 and president of the National Conference on the same since 1901 for seven years. He is ex-president of the Rhode Island Horticultural Society. Mr. Eaton is a member of the American Bar Association, Harvard Law School Association; and the University Club, of Providence. He is the author of: Constitution Making in Rhode Island, 1899; and also of numerous articles in law review, reports, etc. He married at Pawtucket, R.I., Sept. 15, 1873, Maude Dunnell. Residence: 701 Smith Mt. Office : 59 Studley Bldg., Providence, R.I.
Eberhart, Adolph Olson, governor of the State of Minnesota, was born June 10, 1871, in Sweden. He was educated in the Gustavus Adolphus Academy of St. Peter, Minn. He has always been prominently identified with the republican party in Minnesota. He is a member of the Masonic Order, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Royal Arcanum, Modern Woodmen, and various other fraternal and patriotic orders. He has filled the office of clerk of court; has been a member of the Minnesota state senate; and served as lieutenant-governor of his state. He is now serving his second term of 1913-15, as governor of the State of Minnesota; and resides in St. Paul, Minn.
Eckhart, Charles Franklin, sugar expert of Oloa, Hawaii , was born June 18, 1875, in Marysville, Cal. He received the degree of M.S. from the University of California. In 1895, he was a technical chemist; and in 1896-1900 was chemist to the Sugar Experiment Station at Honolulu. In 1901, he became director of agriculture and chemistry at the Hawaii an Sugar Planters' Assn.; and in 1900 became general director at the Experiment Station. Since 1913 he has been manager of the Oloa Sugar Co., Limited. He has made a special study of agricultural chemistry and sugar technology.
Eder, George M., banker, born in Germany, Feb. 23, 1856; son of John B. and Theresa (Huber) Eder; educated St. Michael's Parochial School, Chicago, Ill.; one winter Night School, Chicago, Ill.; married, Crown Point, Ind., Sept. 28, 1878, Frances M. Scherer; seven children. Burned out in the great fire of Chicago, 1871, and emigrated to Crown Point, Ind., 1873, and to Hammond, Ind., 1903. Was manufacturer of cigars twenty-two years, under firm name of Eder Brothers, Crown Point, Ind., and continued until elected to the office of clerk of Circuit Court of Lake County, Ind.; one of organizers Commercial Bank of Crown Point, Ind., 1896; serving as vice-president and director until 1903; went to Hammond, 1906, and organized Citizens German National Bank, Hammond, Ind., of which is now president ; secretary, treasurer and director Hammond Brewing Co. Was city clerk and treasurer town of Crown Point, Ind., six years; town-ship trustee Center Township, Lake County, Ind., three years. Republican; Catholic. Member Independent Order of Foresters of America and Catholic Order of Foresters. Recreation : Automobiling. Residence : 627 South Hohman St. Office : 579 South Hohman St., Hammond.
Edgar, James Clifton, physician, of 28 W. 56th St., New York City, was born, N.Y. City, June 14, 1859; son of James Alexander and Mary (Coe) Edgar; studied 5 years at St. Paul's Sch., Concord, N.H.; grad. Lafayette Coll., Ph.B., 1882, A.M., 1884; Med. Dept. Univ. City of N.Y., M.D., 1885 ; post-grad. degree from Univ. Frauen Klinik, Munich, Batavia; married N.Y. City, May, 1889, Ellen Muriel Beatrice Soutter. Prof. obstetrics and clin. midwifery, Cornell Med. Coll. ; surgeon to Manhattan Maternity Hosp. and to Bellevue Hosp. Mem. Am. Med. Assn., Am. Acad. of Medicine, Am. Gynecol. Soc., N.Y. Acad. of Med., N.Y. Co. Med. Soc., N. Y. Clinical Obstet. Soc. Editor: Winckel's Obstetrics. Author: The Practice of Obstetrics; contb. to med. journals and proceedings on obst. practice. Recreation : Automobiling. Clubs : Century, University, Tuxedo, Rockaway Hunt.
Edmands, Samuel Summer, electrical engr., Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y., was born, Kalamazoo, Mich., April 30, 1877; son of John and Maria Clara (Goodwin) Edmands; grad. Worcester Poly. Inst., B.S., in Elec. Eng'ring, 1899; married, Brooklyn, Nov. 28, 1906, Althea Florence Miller. With Am. Telephone & Telegraph Co., Providence, R.I., 1899-1900 ; instr. elec. eng'ring, Ohio State Univ., 1900-01; instr. in applied electricity, Pratt Inst., 1901-02; head of Dept. of Applied Electricity, Pratt Inst., 1902-10; dir. Sch. of Science and Technology, Pratt Inst., since July 1, 1910. Asso. mem. Am. Inst. Elec. Engrs. ; mem. Am. Soc. for Promotion of Eng'ring Edn; vice-pres. N.Y. Elec. Soc.; mem. Nat. Soc. for Promotion of Industrial Edn.
Edmonds, George Washington, United States congressman from the fourth district of Pennsylvania, was born Feb. 22, 1864, in Pottsville, Pa. He is in the coal business. He was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Philadelphia, Pa.
Edmonds, Samuel Owen, lawyer and director of 32 Liberty St., New York City, was born in Pottsville, Pa. Since 1886 he has been engaged in the practice of patent law. He is a director of the American Bankers' Safety Co., the American Philippine Co., and of the Broderick Copygraph Co.
Edson, Job Adolphus, president Kansas City Southern Ry. Office, Kansas City, Mo. Born Feb. 14, 1854, at Sylvania, Lucas County, O. Educated in the common schools. Entered railway service 1867, since which he has been consecutively to 1872, telegraph operator Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Ry.; 1872 to 1886, chief dispatcher and trainmaster Union Pacific Ry.; 1886 to fall of 1887, chief dispatcher I. & D. division Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry.; fall of 1887 to Dec. 15, 1889, division superintendent Western division, between Kansas City and Omaha, Missouri Pacific Ry.; Dec. 17, 1889, to July, 1892, superintendent Texas division St. Louis Southwestern Ry.; July, 1892, to June 1, 1893, superintendent entire system; June 1, 1893, to June 25, 1899, general superintendent and second vice-president St. Louis Southwestern Hy. or Texas and general superintendent St. Louis Southwestern and Tyler Southeastern Rys.; June 25, 1899, to Jan. 1, 1893, general manager Kansas City Pittsburg & Gulf Rd. and its successor, the Kansas City Southern Ry.; Jan. 1, 1903, to Oct. 15, 1904, manager Denver & Rio Grande Rd. and Rio Grande Western Hy.; Oct. 15, 1904, to June 1, 1905, general manager Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton Ry.; June 1, 1905, to date, president Kansas City Southern Ry.
Edwards, Charles Gordon, lawyer and congressman, born in Tattnall County, Ga., July 2, 1878; son of Thomas J. and Annie (Conley) Edwards. He was educated in the common schools, and afterward at Gordon Institute, Barnesville, Ga., the Florida State College, and the University of Georgia, whence he was graduated B.L. He began practicing law in Reidsville, Ga., at the age of 19, moved to Savannah in December, 1900, and has since practiced there. At the age of 21 he was nominated as Representative of Tattnall County by the Democratic party and indorsed by the Populists; this nomination, he declined; Nov. 6, 1906, he was elected to Congress from the First District of Georgia and elected since to succeeding congresses. He is a member of the Savannah Bar and Georgia Bar Associations. Member of Methodist Church ; is a Mason, Knight Templar and Shriner, member of the Odd Fellows and Knights of Pythias orders, the Sons of Confederate Veterans and a trustee of the South Georgia College at McRae, Ga. Mr. Edwards married at Waycross, Ga., Dec. 17, 1902, Ora Beach, and they have one son, Charles Beach Edwards. Residence, 111 E. 35th St., Savannah, Ga. Address, Bank and Trust Bldg., Savannah, Ga.
Ehrenfeld, Augustus Clemens, of 670 N. Limestone St., Springfield, O., was born, Hollidaysburg, Pa., June 21, 1868. A.B., Wittenburg, 1889, A.M., 1892; Pennsylvania, 1892-93. Prof. chem., Steele High Sch., Dayton, 0., 1893-1902; chief chemist, Int. Harvester Co., Springfield, O., 1902-04; Springfield Testing Lab., 1904-08; prof. physiology and botany, high sch., Springfield, 0., 1908-13; consulting chemist, 1908. Chem. Soc.; Nat. Geog. Soc. Effects of silicon, sulphur, manganese and phosphorus as impurities on the structure of iron and steel; effects of carbons, tellurium and vanadium on steel.
Eickhoff, Henry, lawyer, born N.Y. City, Jan. 17, 1856; son of A. and Louise E. (Neueuschwander) Eickhoff. Educated in public schools N.Y. City; College of St. Francis Xavier; LL.B., Columbia College, N.Y., 1875. Married Jessie M. Lowe, Sept. 13, 1882. Member law firm Lindley & Eickhoff. Member Merchants Exchange, Columbia College Alumni Assn. of Cal., Am., Cal. and San Francisco Bar Assn. Clubs, "The Family," Union League, San Fran. Commerce. Democrat. Residence, 1650 Lake St. Of-flee, 604 Mills Bldg., San Francisco, Cal.
Eidlitz, Otto Marc, builder, born, New York City, Sept. 18, 1860; son of Marc and Mathilde (Sohr) Eidlitz; prepared for college, College City of New York; graduated, Cornell University, B.C.E., 1881; C.E., 1890; married Anna May Thomas of Ohio. Superintendent for Marc Eidlitz & Son, 1881-84, member of firm of Marc Eidlitz & Son, 1884-92; head of the firm since 1892. Appointed tenement house commissioner, 1900, by Gov. Roosevelt; appointed commissioner by Gov. Hughes in 1909, on the Commission for Investigating Employers' Liability, Safety Appliances, and the Cause and Effect of Unemployment in the State of New York. Appointed in 1912 by Edward D. White, chief justice of the U.S., Martin A. Knapp, presiding judge of the Commerce Court, and Charles P. Neil, U.S. commissioner of labor, a member of the Board of Arbitration on the controversy between fifty-two railroads east of Chicago, and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Director of the U.S. Mortar Supply Co., of the Colonial Assurance Co., The Mutual Bank, Germania Bank; trustee of the Bank for Savings; member of the American Society of Civil Engineers; member of the American Society Testing Materials, Executive Committee of the Civic Federation ; fellow of the Fine Arts Society, National Geographical Society, Metropolitan Museum of Art; member of the New York Chamber of Commerce, American Museum of Natural History; president of the Mason Builders' Association of New York, 1900-04; chair-man of the Board of Governors, Building Trades Employers' Association, 1903-05; member of the following clubs : Cornell University, Aldine, Transportation, Liederkranz, New York Athletic, Engineers, Lotos (New York) ; Chelsea Plantation, S.C.; Laurentian, Canada. D.U. Fraternity.
Eilshemius, Louis M., artist, painter, author and composer of 123 East Twenty-third St., New York City, was born Feb. 4, 1864, in Laurel Hill, N.J. He has painted over three thousand works of fine art, and invented magic ink and the Eilshemius Gild. He has published a number of books, such as "Lady Vere," "Sweetbrier," and other books, and is also a composer of various songs, such as "Musical Moods," "Oenone," "Evening" and various other songs.
Einsel, E. D., farmer and stock raiser; born Circleville, O., March 17, 1850; German descent; son of Lewis and Catherine (Dreisbach) Einsel; father was minister of gospel, farmer and stockman; paternal grandparents Henry and Barbara (Seitz) Einsel; maternal grandparents John and Fanny (Eyer) Dreisbach; educated in public schools of Indiana, near Lafayette, and spent three years in Northwestern College, Naperville, Ill.; Minister of Evangelical Association, and in active work in 1872-79; was a farmer and banker eight years; married twice, first Emma S. Miller, Aug. 6, 1872, second Sara R. Miller, Oct. 5, 1886; member Masons, Knights Templar, and Shrine, I.O.O.F., and K.P.; Republican ; moved to Nebraska from Indiana, in 1878, engaged in farming there a number of years ; served six months as Deputy County Treas.; in 1882 became Cashier York Ex-change Bank ; in 1883 assisted in organizing Commercial State Bank, Holdredge, Neb., and was elected Cashier of same, serving five years, and was president of same bank two years; member of State Senate of Neb., 1885-6; Delegate to Republican National Convention, 1888; Postmaster at Holdredge, Neb., 1897-1902; in 1890 engaged in real estate business and real estate loans; moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn,, in 1902, and engaged in real estate business, in 1905 entered farming near Murfreesboro, and is also engaged in stock raising; member of Presbyterian church.
Elder, Mrs. Swan (Blanchard), born 1835, at Fort Jesup, on the Sabine River, a frontier post between Texas and Louisiana; daughter of Albert O. Blanchard, a graduate of West Point, who served through the Mexican War and also through the Civil War as Brigadier General; wife of Charles D. Elder, brother of the late W. H. Elder, Archbishop of Cincinnati. Her own brother, Rev. Dr. Henry Blanchard, is a distinguished Unitarian Divine of Portland, Me. Received her education at the Girls' High School, New Orleans, and at St. Michael's Convent, St. James garish, Louisiana. Taught mathematics in the New Orleans High School for many years; served as literary critic for the Morning Star (New Orleans), and was a contributor to the same paper. Became a Catholic in 1850; is a writer of Catholic essays and- of historical sketches for New Orleans papers. When the late poet, James R. Randall, was living obscure, and in straitened circumstances in New Orleans, as humble editor of a Catholic weekly, a few lines from the pen of Mrs. Elder aroused a wave of enthusiasm in his native Maryland, and the publication of his poem, Maryland, My Maryland, bore him back to fame and friends. She is also author of "Life of W. H. Elder, late Archbishop of Cincinnati," "Life of Abbi Rouquette, poet and missionary priest among the Choctaw Indians of Louisiana," and "Elder Flowers," a small book of verses. Address, 2221 Brainard St., New Orleans, La.
Eldred, Byron E., mechanical engineer of 18 E. 41st St., New York City, was born, Jackson, Mich., Feb. 12, 1873; son of Z. C. and Helen (Carter) Eldred; educated Dartmouth Coll. Engaged in research work in mechanics and physics. Pres. Commercial Research Co.; pres. Johnson Electric Smelting, Inc. Mem. Am. Soc. Mech. Engrs., Franklin Inst. and Royal Soc. of Arts, Lon-don. Clubs: Engineers, Chemists, National, Toronto, Authors, Royal Societies (London), Laboratory, Tuckahoe.
Elliott, Charles Edgar, dealer in investment securities, born, Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 3, 1879; son of Joseph T. Elliott; educated in Wabash College and University of Michigan; married, Indianapolis, Ind., June 8, 1905, Gladys Wynn, vice-president of firm of Breed, Elliott & Harrison. Republican. Member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Clubs : University and Indianapolis Country Clubs of Indianapolis, University and Mid-Day Clubs of Chicago. Residence: Windemere, Chicago, Ill. Office: Borland Bldg.
Ellis, William Henry, banker, broker, of 25 Pine St., New York City, was born Victoria, near Mexican frontier, June 15, 1864; son Carlos and Margarita (Nelsonia) Ellis; educated public and high schools; attended coll. Nashville, Tenn.; business course in N.Y. City ; married, Grace Ch., N.Y., May 27, 1903, Ida Maude Lefferts Sherwood; children: Guillermo Enrique, Jr., born Feb., 1904; Carlos Sherwood, born Sept. 10, 1905; Maude Victoria Taitu, born June 8, 1909; Porfirio Diaz and Sherwood (twins), born May 25, 1912. Spent early days as cowboy on cattle ranches, Texas; inspector of customs, Brownsville, Texas; engaged in trading horses, cattle, etc., between Texas and Mexico, with headquarters at Victoria, Texas. Engaged in hide, wool and cotton business in Victoria, Cuero and San Antonio, Texas, and conducted large and successful business many years; opened branches in Albuquerque, New Mex., Phoenix, Ariz., and bought wool several seasons for San Francisco houses. Started cotton raising, Mexico, 1888 (considered pioneer of cotton industry in Mexico). Moved .to City of Mexico and began promotion of large railroad enterprise ; established office in N.Y., 1895, since which time has been engaged as broker; mg'r of estate of late B. B. Hotchkiss, 8 years; pres. (through manipulation of Hotchkiss Estate) N.Y. Westchester Water Co. (a $10,000,000 corp'n) many years; also pres. N.Y., Dist. Water Supply Co. and Upper-N.Y. Dist. Water Co. (both $2,000,000 corp'ns) ; several years dir. Kansas City, Watkins & Gulf R'y. Originator, dir. and gen. mg'r Consolidated Palo Amarillo Rubber Co., pres. and dir. Mexico & Toluca Light & Power Co., Mexican Securities & Construction Co. (which owns the Manning and Mackintosh claim against the Mexican Gov't for over $100,000,000, collection now being rigorously pushed by the law firms, Messrs. Stetson, Jennings & Russell, Nicoll, Anable, Lindsay & Fuller and Alexander & Green) ; dir. Mines Co. of Mexico, Two Brothers Gold & Silver Mining Co., Eliseo Gold-Silver Mining Co., Courtland Copper Co.; dir. and gen. mg'r N.Y. Water Co. and owner of many mines and concessions in Mexico; also several large bld'gs. Explorer and extensive traveler; one of first Americans to pioneer Central Africa and Abyssinia, and largely responsible for Commercial Treaty between U.S. and that empire. Appt'd by Pres. Roosevelt to deliver the treaty after it had been ratified by U.S. Senate to Abyssinian Gov't. Roman Catholic. Received decoration of highest order from Ethiopia; mem. Mexican Soc. of N.Y., Met. Museum of Art, Am. Geog. Soc., Zool. Garden; also other charitable inst'ns of N.Y. Recreation : Outdoor sports. Residence: Hotel Gillow, Mexico City, Mex.
Ellison, Eugene L., fire insurance official, born in Delaware, 1845; educated in public schools and academy at Newark, Del. Began business life as a clerk in mercantile and banking houses; later general agent of the Enterprise Insurance Co. of Philadelphia and assistant manager of the Philadelphia Clearing House ; then for several years vice-president and now president and director of the Insurance Co. of North America ; president and director Alliance Insurance Co. Club : Union League. Residence : 4100 Spruce St. Office : 232 Walnut St., Philadelphia.
Ely, Theodore Newel, chief of motive power, Pennsylvania System ; born at Watertown, N. Y., June 23, 1846; son of Adriel and Evelina (Foster) Ely. He was graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N. Y., as C.E. in 1866, and he received the honorary degree of M.A. from Yale in 1897, and Sc.D. from Hamilton College in 1904. Immediately after his graduation he was engaged as engineer at the Fort Pitt Foundry in Pittsburg, experimenting under General Rodman with projectiles. Since 1868 he has been engaged in railway service, beginning in the engineering department of the Pittsburg, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway at Pittsburg, and soon after- was appointed assistant engineer of the Philadelphia and Erie Railroad Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad; division superintendent, 1869-70; assistant general superintendent, Philadelphia and Erie Division, 1870-73; superintendent of motive power, same division, 1873-74; superintendent of motive power, Pennsylvania Railroad Division, 1874-82; general superintendent of motive power of Pennsylvania Lines east of Pittsburg and Erie, 1882-93; and since March, 1893, chief of motive power of the entire Pennsylvania System east and west of Pittsburg. Mr. Ely is president of the Eastern Railroad Association; and a member of the permanent Commission of the International Railway Congress. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Steel Company, and the Cambria Steel Company; and trustee of Drexel Institute and of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Civil Engineers of Great Britain, American Society of Mechanical Engineers American Institute of Mining Engineers, the American Philosophical Society, and the Franklin Institute; fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; is vice-president of the American Academy in Rome, and an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects. He is also a member of Sons of the Revolution, the Philadelphia and Merion Cricket Clubs of Philadelphia, Century, University and Engineers' Clubs of New York, and the Metropolitan Club of Washington. Residence : Bryn Mawr, Pa.
Emerson, Charles Phillips, physician and professor of medicine of Indianapolis, Ind., was born Sept. 4, 1872, in Methuen, Mass. He has been associate in medicine and resident physician in the Johns Hopkins University of Baltimore; and assistant professor of medicine in Cornell University of Ithaca. He is now professor of medicine and dean in the Indiana University school of medicine.
Emerson, Haven, of 120 E. 62d St., New York, N.Y., was born, New York, Oct. 19, 1874. A.B., Harvard, 1896; A.M., M.D., Columbia, 1899. Interne, Bellevue Hosp., 1899-1901; demonstrator physiol., Columbia, 1902-10, asst. med., 1906-10; visiting physician, Seton Hosp., 1905-09; asst. visiting physician, Bellevue Hosp., 1909-14. Asst. visiting surgeon, Lying-in Hosp., 1902-04. Harsen prize, Col. Physicians and Surg., Columbia, 1901. Soc. Exp. Biol.; Soc. Internal Med.; Soc. Adv. Clin. Research; Harvey Soc.; N.Y. Acad. Med. Artificial nephritis; internal medicine; abdominal pressure; physiology. Blood pressure in tuberculosis. Sanitary superintendent and deputy commissioner N.Y.C. Dept. of Health, 1914.
Emig, John Conrad, general industrial agent Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Ry. and Cincinnati Northern Rd. Office, Cincinnati, O. Born Sept. 3, 1878, at St. Louis, Mo. Graduated from St. Louis public schools and State Normal. Entered railway service March 23, 1892, since which he has been consecutively to Jan. 1, 1895, messenger and clerk Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Ry.; Jan. 1, 1895, to Jan. 1, 1899, clerk in assistant general freight agent's office; Jan. 1, 1899, to Feb. 1, 1901, rate clerk and chief clerk same office ; Feb. 1, 1901, to Dec. 31, 1903, contracting agent, same road; Dec. 31, 1903, to Jan. 31, 1910, commercial agent Central States Dispatch; Jan. 31, 1910, to date, general industrial agent Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis- Ry., Cincinnati Northern Rd. and Peoria & Eastern Ry.
Endicott, William Crowninshield, lawyer and trustee, born at Salem, Mass., Sept. 28, 1860; son of William, C. (U.S. secretary of war, 1885-89) and Ellen (Peabody) Endicott; a lineal descendant in the ninth generation from Gov. John Endicott, who came from England to Salem, as first governor of Massachusetts Colony, 1628; educated in public schools of Salem ; graduated from Harvard College, 1883; studied law at Harvard Law School and in an office in Salem ; married, Lenox, Mass., Oct. 3, 1889, Marie Louise Thoron. Since admission to the bar in 1886, has practiced law in Boston and Washington; trustee Suffolk Savings Bank for Seamen and others; director Boston & Lowell Railroad corporation ; director Laconia Car Co. Democrat : Episcopalian. Trustee Free Hospital for Women, Groton School, Groton, Mass., Peabody Academy of Science ; also trustee of Peabody Institute (Danvers, Mass.), Massachusetts Charitable Eye and Ear Infirmary, Humane Society of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston Library Society; director Essex Institute (Salem, Mass.) ; trustee Massachusetts Society for Promoting Agriculture. Clubs : Somerset, Country Club, Brookline, Salem, Eastern Yacht, Metropolitan (Washington, D.C.) . Residence: Danvers, Mass. Office: 71 Ames Bldg., Boston.
England, Robert H., vice-president and general manager Central Rd. of Oregon. Offices, Union, Ore., and Rochester, N.Y. Born Sept. 9, 1864, near Belfast, Ireland. Educated at Methodist Connectional College at Dublin, Ireland. Entered railway service 1882, since which he has been consecutively clerk in general manager's office and clerk in audit department Cork Bandon & South Coast Ry. of Ireland ; May, 1887, to May, 1890, in auditing department Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Ry. at Rochester, N.Y.; 1890 to 1891, in auditing department Sioux City & Northern Rd. at Sioux City, la.; 1891 to 1892, in general freight department New York, Lake Erie and Western Rd. at New York, N.Y., and auditor Florida, Midland Rd.; 1892 to 1893, general passenger agent Bath & Hammondsport Rd. and Lake Keuka Navigation Co.; 1893 to Jan. 1, 1896, general manager Toledo & South Haven Ry. and its successor, the South Haven & Eastern Rd., Jan. 1, 1896 to Nov. 9, 1899, general manager Oconee & Western Rd. March, 1899 to 1904, general manager Dansville & Mt. Morris Rd. with office at Rochester, N.Y.; November, 1900 to March 11, 1901, also general manager Marietta, Columbus & Cleveland Rd. with office at Marietta, O.; was subsequently until February, 1904, vice-president Buffalo, Bradford & Kane Rd., and president New York & Pittsburgh Central ; 1904 to 1907, vice-president and general manager Tavares & Gulf Rd.; 1907 to date, vice-president and general manager Central Rd. of Oregon.
English, Frank Clare, clergyman and college president of Aledo, Ill., was born Dec. 27, 1868, in Felicity, O. He received the degrees of A.B., A.M., B.D., D.D. He has been minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Newark, N.J., and Cincinnati, 0.; president Moores Hill College, Indiana; and president Cincinnati Training School. He is president of William and Vashti College, professor psychology and economics. Member National Geographical Association; The Luther Burbank Association; The Army and Navy League; lecturer and writer for journals.
English, Harry, 2907 P St., N.W., Washington, D.C. Mathematics. Baltimore, Md., Dec. 3, 1866. A.B., Hopkins, 1886, 1886-87; LL.B., George Washington, 1890; LL.M., 1891. Head, dept. math. high schools, Washington, D.C., 1887. Mem. Washington Board of Examiners of Teachers; mem. Int. Commission on Teaching of Mathematics. Math. Soc.; Assn. Teachers Math. Middle-States and Md. Methods of teaching mathematics.
English, William Bastin, attorney, capitalist, ex-soldier and ex-congressman, born at "Englishton Park," in Scott County, Ind., Nov. 3, 1854; son of Hon. William H. and Emma Mardulia (Jackson) English. He was educated in Northwestern Christian University, now known as Butler University, and was graduated from the Law Department of the University as LL.B., and engaged in the practice of law in Indianapolis until 1880. His father, an ex-congressman, also was one of the most prominent members of the Democratic party, and was the nominee of that party for vice-president on the ticket with General Winfield S. Hancock, in 1880. Mr. English also became active in politics as a member of the same party, becoming a member of state, county and city committees of the Democratic party in Indiana and chair-man in 1878 of the Indianapolis City Democratic Committee and the Marion County Democratic Committee. He was a member of the Indiana Legislature from Marion County, 1879-80, and was elected to the Forty-eighth Congress in 1882, declining a renomination in 1884. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions at Chicago in 1892-96, but left the party after its adoption of the radical platform of the latter year and has since been a Republican in politics. He was president of the Board of Park Commissioners of Indianapolis in 1898-99, and of the Board of Police and Fire Commissioners of Indianapolis, in 1901-02. In 1908 and 1912 he was the Republican nominee for State Senator from the Indianapolis district and in 1912 was a delegate from Indiana to the Republican National Convention at Chicago. During the war with Spain he was commissioned a captain of U.S. Volunteers, served as aide-de-camp on the staff of General Joseph Wheeler during the campaign in Cuba, and was seriously injured as a result of his horse being wounded and falling upon him in the battle before Santiago, July 1, 1898. He was afterward appointed inspector-general and aide-de-camp with the rank of colonel on the staffs of Governors Mount, Durbin and Hanly. Captain English is owner of the English Block, the hotel English, the English Opera House and other valuable property interests in Indianapolis. He has been an extensive traveler in foreign countries, and some years ago published his experiences under the title : Letters from Europe. He is a prominent Mason of the thirty-second degree, a Knight Templar, and a member of the Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, has been grand master of Masons of Indiana, and is author of a History of Masonry. He is also past grand exalted ruler of the Order of Elks of the United States. He has served as commander-in-chief of the National Association of United Spanish War Veterans, and as president of the Indiana Society of Sons of the American Revolution, and the Indiana Society of Colonial Wars, and as vice-president of the Northwest Genealogical Society and the Indiana Historical Society. He is a member of the Order of the Cincinnati Naval and Military Order Spanish War, Society of the Santiago, Order of Foreign Wars, Huguenot Society of New York, Holland Society of Chicago, Lambs' Club, New York, Army and Navy Club, Washington, D.C., University, Columbia, German House, Canoe, and Country Clubs, Indianapolis, and was formerly president of the Commercial Club of Indianapolis. Captain English married in Indianapolis, Jan. 5, 1898, Helen Orr, and they have a daughter, Rosalind Orr. City residence : Hotel English, Indianapolis. Country Residence: "Englishton Park," Scott County, Ind. Office : 102 Monument Pl., Indianapolis, Ind.
Ennes, Stanton, superintendent Great Northern Ry. Office, Superior, Wis., born March 19, 1862, at St. Louis, Mo. Educated in the public schools. Entered railway service July 10, 1881, since which he has been consecutively to Dec. 31, 1881, telegraph operator Texas & Pacific Ry.; Jan. 1, 1882, to Dec. 20, 1883, telegraph operator and brakeman Southern Pacific Co.; Aug. 9, 1884, to May 15, 1886, telegraph operator Missouri Pacific Ry.; May 15, 1886, to June 1, 1893, train dispatcher same road; June 1, 1893, to July 1, 1902, chief dispatcher; July 1, 1902, to April, 1904, division superintendent Missouri Pacific Ry. at Nevada, Mo.; April, 1904 to December, 1905, superintendent Western Maryland Rd.; Jan. 15, 1906, to April 1, 1907, assistant superintendent Grand Trunk Ry. at Ottawa, Ont. ; April 10, 1907, to Nov. 1, 1912, superintendent Great Northern Ry. at Breckenridge, Minn. ; Nov. 1, 1912, to March 15, 1914, superintendent Mesabi division, Great Northern Ry.; March 20, 1914, to date, general superintendent Western Maryland Ry. at Hagerstown, Md.
Erb, Newman, railway official and capitalist, of New York City ; born Breslau, Germany, June 16, 1850; son of Adolphus L. and Esther (Peck) Erb; came to the United States in 1853; educated in public, private and high schools of St. Louis. Admitted to bar in 1872 and engaged in the practice of law until 1892; was receiver for the Memphis, Selma & Brunswick Railroad Co., 1885-86; general attorney for Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi of Kansas City, Fort Scott & Memphis Railroad, 1881-86; president Western Telegraph Co., which was later absorbed by the Western Union Telegraph Co., 1886-98; president and receiver Kansas City, Wyandott & Northwestern Railroad Co., Kansas City & Beatrice Railroad Co., 1887-92; vice-president Meriden & Connecticut Railroad Co., 1892 and of the Pere Marquette Railroad Co. of Detroit, 1895-98 ; constructed the St. Louis, Memphis & Southeastern Railroad, and was its president, 1896-98 ; president and director of the Wisconsin Central Railway Co., 1908-09; president and chairman British Columbia Copper Co.; vice-president New Dominion Copper Co. Director Empire Trust Co., chairman of the Board Ann Arbor Railroad Co.; ex-president Wisconsin Central Railway Co.; president Minneapolis & St. Louis Railroad Co., Iowa Central Railway Co., Ft. Dodge & Des Moines Railroad Co.; chairman executive committee Pere Marquette Railroad Co., Hall Switch & Signal Co., U.S. Light and Car Heating Co.
Erbsloh, Rudolph, importer, 560-6 Broadway, New York City, residence, 42 W. 58th St., N.Y.C. President of Dieckerhoff, Raffloer, New York and Raffloer, Erbsloh & Co., Cuba. Member of Merchants' Club, Reform Club, New York Riding Club, German Club, etc.
Erlanger, Mitchell L., justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, was born Feb. 15, 1857, in Buffalo, N.Y. He was educated in the Cleveland public schools; studied medicine and classics; and received the degree of LL.B. from the Columbia Law School. For two years he was librarian of Columbia Law School. He was sheriff for New York County for two years, and while in office inaugurated many reforms in the county jail. Since 1907 he has been justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, being elected for a fourteen-year term.
Esch, John Jacob, congressman, was born March 20, 1861, near Norwalk, Wis. Since 1887 he has practiced law in La Crosse, Wis. He organized the Sparta Rifles, afterwards known as Company I, Third Regiment, Wisconsin National Guard, and was commissioned captain, retaining the office until 1887. Upon his removal to La Crosse he helped to organize Company M of the same regiment, being lieutenant, and afterwards captain ; in January, 1894, was commissioned acting judge advocate-general, with the rank of colonel. He was a member of the fifty-sixth, fifty-seventh, fifty-eighth, fifty-ninth, sixtieth, sixty-first and sixty-second congresses from Wisconsin as a Republican. He was re-elected to the sixty-third. congress from the seventh district of Wisconsin for the term of 1913-15; and resides in La Crosse, Wis.
Estabrook, Arthur Frederic, banker; born Boston, May 17, 1847; son of James A. and Louise (Hill) Estabrook; educated at Belmont, Mass.; married, Belmont, Mass., Oct. 8, 1874, Ida Fletcher. Senior member of firm Estabrook & Co.; vice-president Real Estate Auction Board; director Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Co.; member New York, Boston and Chicago Stock Exchanges. Member Boston Chamber of Commerce. Republican; Unitarian. Trustee Brewster Free Academy of Wolfboro, N.H., Clark University, Worcester, Mass.; member of Corporation of Massachusetts Institute of Technology; trustee and treasurer Massachusetts Homoeopathic Hospital; trustee and treasurer General Theological Library; vice-president New England Conservatory of Music ; trustee Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Committee on Botanic Garden of Harvard University, Committee of Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Bostonian Society, Good Government Association. Residences : Swampscott, Mass., and 346 Commonwealth Ave., Boston. Office: 15 State St., Boston.
Estabrook, Henry Dodge, lawyer; born at Alden, New York, Oct. 23, 1854; son of Experience Estabrook and Caroline Augusta (Maxwell) Estabrook. He removed to Nebraska (of which territory his father was appointed attorney-general) in 1855. He was educated in the Omaha, Neb., public schools; he was graduated from the law department Washington University in 1875. He practiced law at Omaha from 1875 to 1896, at Chicago from 1896 to 1902; he was a member of the firm of Lowden, Estabrook & Davis; from 1902 to 1911 he was solicitor for the Western Union Telegraph Company in New York City. He is now a member of the law firm of Noble, Estabrook & McHarg. He is a member of the State and National Bar Associations. He belongs to the Union League, the Lawyers', the Lotos, the Metropolitan, the Republican, the Auto (of America), the Magnetic, the Pilgrims, Sleepy Hollow, Country (New York City), and the Marquette of Chicago (honorary member) Clubs. He married, at Omaha, Oct. 23, 1880, Clara Campbell ; they have one daughter : Mrs. Blanche Deuel Roebling, of Trenton, N.J. His only sister was the late wife of R. C. Clowry, president of the Western Union Telegraph Company. Residence: (summer) Tarrytown, N.Y.; (winter) Plaza Hotel, New York City. Address: 115 Broadway, New York City.
Estopinal, Albert, congressman, was born Jan. 30, 1845, in St. Bernard Parish; and in 1876-80 he was a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives; and in 1880-1900 was state senator. In 1899 he was a member of Louisiana Constitutional Convention. In 1900-04 he was lieutenant-governor of Louisiana. In 1862-65 he served in the Civil War. In 1907-11 he was a representative from Louisiana to the Sixtieth, Sixty-first and Sixty-second Congresses as a Democrat; was re-elected to the Sixty-third Congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in St. Bernard, La.
Ethier, Joseph Arthur Calixte, Advocate and King's Counsel; born, May 26, 1868, at St. Benoit, Two Mountains, Quebec ; son of J. B. Ethier, and his wife, Julie Boyer; educated at Montreal College ; married a daughter of Dr. L. A. Fortier. Deputy Prothonotary of District of Terrebonne, 1888-95; Crown Prosecutor of District of Terrebonne ; Mayor of the Village of St. Scholastique, second term ; Secretary-Treasurer of Schools, rural municipalities of St. Scholastique and St. Colombin; Secretary of La Compagnie d'Assurance Mutuelle de la paroisse de St. Schobastique; Director of the Central Railway Co. of Canada. First elected at general election, June 23, 1896, by a majority of 17; re-elected at general election, 1900, by 131; re-elected at bye-election, Feb., 1903, by a majority of 124; re-elected at general election, 1904, by a majority of 129; re-elected at general election, 1908, by a majority of 89; re-elected by acclamation at general election, Nov., 1911. Elected Chairman of Commission on Miscellaneous Private Bills at Session of 1907. Address: St. Scholastique, Que., Canada.
Etter, Scott, lawyer and statesman of Carlsbad, N.M., was born Oct. 30, 1875, in Palmyra, Ill. For ten years he practiced law in Palmyra, Ill., and also served as city attorney. He has been a member of the National Board of Water Users' Associations. He is chairman of the New Mexico State Board of Water Commissioners; and a member of the Board of Directors of the National Federation of Water Users' Associations. He is now mayor of his city.
Evans, John M., United States congressman at large from Montana, was born Jan. 7, 1863, in Sedalia, Mo. He has been police judge and mayor of his city. He was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Missoula, Mont.
Evans, Lawton Bryan, educator, lecturer and author of 639 Telfair St., Augusta, Ga., was born Oct. 27, 1862, in Lumpkin, Ga. Since 1882 he has been superintendent of the public schools of Augusta. He is the author of American Histories ; History of Georgia; English Language and Grammar and other works.
Evans, Niels Christian, physician, surgeon, banker; born Perry, Wis., July 10, 1857; son of Christian and Rachael (Nelson) Evans; received a common, select and academic education; graduated College of Physicians and Surgeons, Chicago, M.D.; married, Perry, Wis., Sept. 9, 1879, Lena C. Lewis; children : C. Crall, Nora L., Belle R. and Walter C. Started the practice of medicine at Mount Horeb, Wis., 1884, and has been engaged in this profession ever since. Embarked in drug business, 1887, continuing until 1909, when gave business to son. In 1895 bought one-third interest in the firm of Heisig, Grinde & Co., firm name changed to Heisig, Grinde & Evans; continued until 1909 when business became incorporated. Mr. Grinde retired and sold his interests to a third party; Mr. Heisig has now sold out to Roy Beat, who still retains a third interest in the firm, which is now known as Mount Horeb Hardware Co. In 1905 started a small hospital with ten beds and is chief surgeon; engaged in farming forty-three acres of land. President State Bank of Mount Horeb and Mount- Horeb Independent Telephone Co. Served as chairman of town of Blue Mounds, Wis.; president of village of Mount Horeb, Wis.; member of Assembly of Wisconsin, 1893-1894; United States pension surgeon; was candidate for state senator. Republican ; Lutheran. Member American Medical Association, Wisconsin State Medical Association and Dane County Medical Society. Mason, Knight Templar, Woodman of America. Recreation : Automobiling. Address: Mount Horeb.
Evans, Samuel G., librarian, of 330 Main St., Evansville, Ind., was born March 19, 1839, in Jackson County, W.Va. Graduate of Washington College (Pa.). He is in the retail dry goods business. Member American Association for Advance of Science; Indiana State Academy of Sciences; and president of the Willard Library.
Evans, Dr. William Augustus, Marion, Ala., Aug. 5, 1865, B.S. Miss. Agr. and Mch. College, '83, M.S. '85, M.D. Tulane '85, LL.D. Tulane, '09, M.D. ad eundeu Ill. '99, D.P.H. Michigan '11. Demonstrator and later professor pathology Illinois, 1891 to 1908. Professor preventor New Northwestern 1908; Commissioner of Health, Chicago, 1907-1911; Health Editor, Chicago Tribune, 1911; American Medical, Illinois Med., Chicago Med., American Public Health.
Evarts, Allen W., lawyer; born in New York City, Dec. 10, 1848; son of William M. Evarts and Helen Minerva (Wardner) Evarts. He was graduated from Yale University as B.A. in 1869 and M.A. in 1872 and studied law at the Columbia Law School from 1870 to 1871. He is a member of the firm of Evarts, Choate and Sherman. Mr. Evarts is president of the Garden City Company, secretary of the United Metals Selling Company, a member of the New York City Bar Association, the Society of Medical Jurisprudence; the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the American Museum of Natural History; New York Historical Society; New York Zoological Society; the New England Society; and Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Mr. Evarts is a trustee of Vassar College. He is also a member of the Century Association and the Union, University, Yale, New York Athletic, Manhattan, Grolier, Brook, Whist, Turf and Field, and Garden City Golf Clubs and the Metropolitan Club of Washington, D.C., and the St. Stephen's Club of London. Address: 60 Wall St., New York City.
Everett, Henry A., capitalist; born in Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. 16, 1856; son of Dr. Azariah Everett and Emily (Burnham) Everett. He procured his education in public and private schools in Cleveland, O., and afterward engaged in business pursuits. From the pioneer days of electric traction he has been prominent as a promoter, constructor and operator of electric railways, and also in the organizing, financing and operation of independent telephone companies. He is interested in various railway, telephone and electric lighting corporations in various cities of the United States and Canada; president of the Northern Ohio Traction and Light Company, and the London Street Rail-way Company, of London, Ontario. Mr. Everett is a member of the Union Club. He married in Cleveland, in 1886, Josephine Pettengill; children: Leolyn Louise and Dorothy Burnham Everett. Residence: Willoughby, Ohio. Office address : Hippodrome Bldg., Cleveland, Ohio.
Everett, Wallace Washburn, publisher; born, Akron, 0., Mar. 21, 1875; son, Sebastian L. and Eliza O. Everett; descendant of Everett family of New England. Ph.B., Univ. of Cal., Berkeley, 1897. Married, Jane F. Crellin, Sept. 11, 1912, at Oakland, Cal. Publisher, "Pioneer Western Lumberman" and "Pacific Coast Golf & Outdoor Sports." Clubs: Bohemian, (S.F.) ; Claremont Country and Sequoyah Country, (Oakland) ; Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity; Cal. Lodge No. 1, Cal. Chapter No. 5, and Cal. Commandery, K.T., F. & A. M. Res.: 1836 Alice St., Oakland, Cal. Office : 311 California St., San Francisco, Cal.
Every, W. F., general claim agent Northern Pacific Ry. Office: St. Paul, Minn. Born April 11, 1872, at Leroy, Minn. Graduated from high school at Leroy, Minn., 1888, and attended the Cedar Valley Seminary at Osage, Ia., from 1888 to 1892. Entered rail-way service Jan. 1, 1895, as stenographer general claim department Northern Pacific By., held various positions in the department to July, 1897, when he became chief clerk. In 1909, he was appointed general claim agent same road, which position he now holds.
Ewart, Hamilton Glover, jurist; born in Columbia, S.C., Oct. 23, 1849; son of James B. and Mary Ann Ewart. He was educated in the schools of Columbia and afterward took the law course at the University of South Carolina, from which he was graduated LL.B., 1876. In the same year he was admitted to the bar, located at Hendersonville, N.C., and engaged in the practice of law. He became active in political affairs as a Republican, was an elector on the Hayes and Wheeler ticket in 1876, and was elected to the North Carolina Legislature in 1884 and-1887. In 1888 he was elected to the Fifty-first Congress, and served until 1891. He was elected judge of the Western Criminal District of North Carolina in 1895, and served until he was appointed in 1898 by President McKinley to the office as judge of the District Court of the United States for the Western District of North Carolina. He married at Hendersonville, 1879, Sarah C. Ripley. Address: Hendersonville, N.C.
Ewell, M. Watson, business man, mayor of Dyersburg, Tenn., born Madison Co., Tenn., Dec. 6, 1867; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Wm. B. and Mary M. (Brown) Ewell; paternal grandparents Joshua and Mary Bryan (Blount) Ewell; maternal grandparents Anthony and Nancy (Carlyle) Brown; educated at public schools of Madison Co.; married Jimmie E. Moss, March 2, 1895; member of Knights of Maccabees ; Democrat ; serving second term as Mayor of Dyersburg, began business career as bookkeeper; later entered wholesale grain business; interested in real estate in Dyersburg, and farm and timber lands in Dyer Co.; stockholder and director in banks and other local enterprises; member Christian Church.
Ewing, Edwin C., lawyer; born, Central City, Nebraska, Dec. 25, 1876; son, Albert and Antoinette (Howe) E. Educated: Univ. of Nebr., 1893-4-5; LL.B., Univ. of Wash., College of Law, 1905. Unmarried. County Judge, Merrick Co., Nebr., 1900-02. Clubs : Seattle Athletic, Firlock, Arctic, College. Member : Seattle Municipal League. Res.: College Club. Office: 813-14-15 Alaska Bldg., Seattle, Wash.
Eycleshymer, Albert Chauncey, professor of anatomy; born at Cambridge, N.Y., June 16, 1867; son of David C. Eycleshymer and Anna M. (Perry) Eycleshymer. He received the degree of B.S. from the University of Michigan in 1891; was elected university fellow at Princeton in 1891; was a fellow at Clark from 1891 to 1892 ; a fellow at Chicago from 1892 to 1893 ; received the degree of Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1894; studied at Cambridge, England, and in Germany from 1895 to 1896; was Austin fellow at the Harvard Medical School from 1900 to 1901. Was assistant in animal morphology, University of Michigan, in 1889; in botany, in 1890; chief assistant, Allis Lake Lab-oratory, from 1890 to 1891; assistant in biology, University of Chicago, from 1893 to 1895; associate, anatomy, from 1895 to 1897; instructor from 1897 to 1902; assistant professor from 1902 to 1903; director department of anatomy St. Louis University, from 1903 to 1913 ; acting dean St. Louis University Medical College, 1913. Was lecturer on human embryology, Rush Medical College, from 1897 to 1898; assistant professor from 1898 to 1899. Professor and head of the department of anatomy University of Illinois, 1913-. He is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science of the American Society of Naturalists, of the American Association of Anatomists. His chief researches have been on vertebrate embryology. He received the grand prize at St. Louis Exposition for embryological researches. He married at Chicago, Illinois, Sept. 23, 1895, Mary Elizabeth Donovan; they have three children: Ethel M., aged fifteen; Albert D., aged eleven, and Lois C., aged six. Address: St. Louis University, Medical Department, St. Louis,. Missouri.
Eyman, Frank P., assistant freight manager Chicago & Northwestern Railway, was born Oct. 5, 1856. Educated at Oberlin College, 1870 to 1872. Entered railway service 1873 as agent and operator Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, since which he has been consecutively to 1879 cashier and agent Denver and Rio Grande Railway at Antonio, Colo.; 1880 to 1882, telegraph operator and agent Chicago and Northwestern Railway; 1882 to 1887, traveling freight agent; 1887 to 1896, contracting freight agent and local agent at Milwaukee, Wis.; 1896 to Feb. 1, 1900, general agent at Chicago, Ill., and Feb. 1, 1900, to Aug. 1, 1909, assistant general freight agent same road; Aug. 1, 1909, appointed assistant freight traffic manager, present position. Member of Union League, Traffic, Evanston and Glenview Golf Clubs.