Davison, Charles Stewart, lawver, born in New York City Apiil 14. 1855;
second son of Edward Francis Davison and Charlotte Sewall (White) Davison. He
was educated in private schools and abroad with a tutor. He attended Harvard
University (class of 1875); Columbia University Law School (class of 1877), and
the University of Cambridge (England) and the Inner Temple-London). He was
chairman of the Good Government Clubs and chairman of the Parker Independent
Clubs. Mr. Davison is a member of the New York Zoological Society: the American
Museum of Natural History and the Association of the Bar of the City of New
York, formerly chairman of the Executive Committee of the latter. Ho is a member
of the Century Association and of the University, City, Harvard, Boone and
Crocket. Down Town Clubs of New York City. Address: 60 Wall St., New York City.
Day, Joseph P., real estate broker and auctioneer of New York City, where
he was born Sept. 22, 1873. At the age of twenty-one he established himself in
the real estate and insurance business; and in 1898 negotiated tile heaviest
accident policy ever written. In recent years he has been especially prominent
in the sale ol' real estate at auction in which field he is the recognized
leader in this country. In 1908 he sold over two thousand lots; and was
auctioneer in the famous Ogden state sale lasting four days, disposing of
fifteen hundred lots in West Bronx. In three years ending 1909 he sold at
auction over one hundred million dollars' worth of real estate in and around
Greater New York; and in 19l0 sold nearly one million's worth. In 1910 he took
charge of Newark Meadows, a three thousand-acre tract, for an industrial factory
city development; and in 1912 took charge of the Wykagyl Reservation in New
Dean, Herbert H., banker of 27 Pine St., New York City, was born May 4.
1865. in New York City. He has been a member of the firm of Edward B. Smith and
Company and director of the Mexican Lead Company. He is a member of the Nassau
Country Club, Sleepy Hollow Club, Press Club and New York Chamber of Commerce.
He is director of Atlantic City Electric Company. Bucyrus Company, Hale and
Kilburn Company and the International Motor Company.
Delafield, Lewis L., lawyer, born in New York City, Jan. 30, 1863; son of
Lewis L. Delafleld and Emily (Prime) Delafield. He was educated at St. Paul's
School at Concord, New Hampshire, at Harvard and the Columbia Law School,
"graduating from there in 1884 with the degree of LL.B. He has been for many
years in the active practice of his profession, and is a member of the law firm
of Hawkins, Delafield & Longfellow. He is a member of the Association of the Bar
of the City of New York, and has been chairman of its executive committee; he
has also served for several terms as chairman of the executive committee of the
New York State Bar Association, and has been vice-president of that association;
he was a member of the executive committee of the Committee of Seventy in 1894,
and secretary of the Rapid Transit Board of New York City from 1895 to 1899. He
was nominated in 1906 by the lawyers of the City of New York for Justice of the
Supreme Court. Mr. Delafield is a member of the Episcopal Church and of the
Union and Century Clubs of New York City. He married, April 25, 1885, Charlotte
Hoffman Wyeth. Their children are: Lewis L., Junior, and Charlotte, and Emily
Delafield. Address: 20 Exchange Place, New York City.
De Vries, Joseph Carlisle, born May 26, 1874, New York City, N.Y.;
parents James and Katherine De Vries; married Mabel Cordelia 1Vris-ht Jan. 18,
1898; children (living) Garrett and Van Beuren; educated public schools, New
York City; graduated May 9, 1895, medical department, New York University; lie.
Connecticut, June 14. 1897; District of Columbia, May 9, 1899; New York, Feb. 1,
1909; Illinois, Mar. 1. l910; dcg. M.D.; secretary of class; professor of
pathology, med. dept.. National (now George Washington) University, Washington,
D.C., 1899-1903; acting assist, surgeon U.S. Army, July 8, 1898, to Nov. 1,
1899; commissioned acting asst. surgeon, rank of lieut. (J.G.) U.S. Navy, Feb.
16, 1903, to April 11, 1905; captain and asst. surgeon med. dept., N.G.N.Y. and
assigned to 14th Regiment Infantry. Jan. 26, 1906, to June 25, 1910; attending
gynecologist. Emergency Hospital and Central Dispensary, Washington, D.C..
1899-1903; attending surgeon St. Bartholomew's Clinic, New York, 1905-07; house
physician Loomis Consumptive Hospital, New York. 1895-96; house surgeon
Methodist Episcopal Hospital, Philadelphia. Pa., 1896-97; medical internel
junior phys. Manhattan State Hospital, 1897-98; mem. Association of Military
Surgeons of the U.S., American Medical Association, Medical Association and
Society of the District of Columbia; honorary member Indian Medical Association
of Calcutta, India; Physicians Mutual Aid. Army and Navy Club of New York, Long
Island Auto Club of Brooklyn. Author of Seasickness; The Use of the Pneumatic
Cabinet in Phthisis; Featural Surgery; Cosmetic Surgery; Hand and Instrument
Disinfection; Psychic Phenomena of Intestinal Toxemias. Inventor of the
Prostatic Urethnal Dilator; regular; general practice. 71 Van Sicklen Ave.,
Dooling, Peter J., United States congressman from the sixteenth district of
New York, was born in 1857 in New York City. He has been a member of the state
senate. He was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and
resides in New York City.
Dudley, John Leonard, Jr., insurance of New York City, where he was born,
Oct. 22, 1881; son John Leonard and Fanny E. (Carpenter) Dudley; graduate1
Stevens' Institute of Technology, Hoboken, N.J., 1904; married Jan. 5, 1910,
Maria Josephine Frances Garcia. Is in Europe part of every year. Director,
president and gen. manager The John L. Dudley Jr., Co. of N.Y. and London;
president and director of the Eagle Fire Insurance Company of N.Y. Republican;
Episcopalian. Member Chamber of Commerce; Citizens Com., Hudson-Fulton
Celebration, New England Society, Beta Theta Phi. Clubs: Union League.
Dugro, Philip Henry, jurist; born in New York City, October 3, 1855; Son
of Anthony Duam was graduated from Columbia College, as A.B. in 1876: A.M. in
1876; and from Columbia Law School as LL.B. in 1878. He was elected a member of
the Assembly of the State of New York in 1878, and a member of Congress, in
1880. He was nominated for- comptroller of the City of New York, by the
Democratic Party, in 1884, but owing to his father's death immediately after
nomination, he declined it. In 1886. he was nominated by the governor of New
York as emigration commissioner of the State, but while the nomination was
pending in the State Senate,, he was elected judge of the Superior Court 01 the
City of New York. In 1896, by constitutional amendment, he was made justice of
the Supreme Court of the State of New York, and in 19'i0. was elected to the
same position for a term expiring in 19l4. Judge Dugro has always been a
Democrat in politics. .He built the Hotel Savoy and the Hotel Seville. Has two
children: Charles H. Dugro born in 1878) and Antonia, now Mrs. William H. Young,
born in 1887. Address: Hotel Savoy, New York City.
Du Pont, Alfred Camille, physician, educator of 310 W. 23rd St., New York
City, was born in N.Y. City Nov. 28, 1867, of French ancestry; educated in
France and America, grad. N.Y. Univ., 1895, B.A., M.D.; married. Examiner in
lunacy for state of New York; fellow Med. Soc. Greater N.Y.; life mem. Soc.
Science, Letters and Art, of London, England. Mem. Alumni N.Y. Univ.; mem.
Alumni French Hosp.; colonel Nat. Volunteer Emergency Service. Mem. Masonic
Order, Chapter, Commandery and Mystic Shrine, active mem. and grand sec. gen. of
Sovereign Grand Consistory and Supreme Council A.A.R.S. for the U.S., its
Territories and Dependencies, and is a 33d degree ad vitem. Mem. B.P.O. Elks.
Devotee of music and art. Director of Grand Conservatory of Music. One of the
organizers of Pleiades Club.
Edholm, Mrs. K. R. J., executive secretary of City National Bank
Building. Omaha, Neb., was born Dec. 31, 1809, New York City. She was Executive
Secretary of the Nebraska Association for the Study and Prevention of
Tuberculosis. Affiliated with the University of Nebraska Free Dispensary; and
Chairman of the Health Commission of Omaha. Clubs: Chairman of; Woman's Club,
and District Nebraska State Woman's Club Health Commission. She is a daughter of
Col. Carl Jussen, granddaughter late Gen. Alex. Shaler, of New York City.
Eickhoff, Henry, lawyer; born N.Y. City, Jan. 17, 1856; son 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.
Eidlitz, Charles L.. electrical engineer of New York City, was born Sept.
3, 1866. He was the first president of the National Electric Contractors'
Association, and first president of the Building Trades Employers' Association,
He is president of the Charles L. Eidlitz Co., the Metropolitan Electric Mfg.
Co., the Chapter Realty Co., the Invisible Roll Screen Co.; and treasurer of the
Estave Realty Co. and the Atlantic Electric Goods Co.
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., 1810; married Anna Atay
Thomas of Ohio. Superintendent for Aiarc Eidlitz & Sou, 1881-84; member of firm
of Marc Eidlitz & Son, 1884-92; head of the firm since 1892. Appointed tenement
house commissioner, 1900, by 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.
Appointee in 1912 by Edward D. White, chief .justice of the U.S., Martin A.
Knapp, presiding judge of the Commerce Court, and Charles 1'. 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 Coot' the Colonial Assurance Co.,
The Mutual Bank, Hermania 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; chairman of the Board
of Governors, Building Trades Employers' Association, 1903-05; member of the
following : Cornell University, Aldine. Transportation, Liederkranz, New York
Athletic. Engineers', Lotos New York Chelsea Plantation, S.C.; Laurentian,
Canada. D.U. Fraternity.
Faguani. Charles Prospero, D.D., educator, clergyman and author of New
York City, where he was born Oct. 29, 1854. In 1873-79 he taught in the public
schools of New York City. In 1882-86 he filled pastorates in New York and
Yonkers, N.Y. Since 1892 he has been a professor in the Union Theological
Seminary of New York City. He is the author of A Primer of Hebrew.
Forster, William, lawyer, 59 Wall St., New York City; born New York City,
July 16, 1858; son Charles and Katherine (Schroeder) Forster; educated public
schools, Williston Seminary, East Hampton, Mass., Packard's Business College,
Columbia College, Ph.B., and Columbia Law School, LL.B.; married New York City,
April 25, 1889, Anna Kress; children: William W., Vera, Herbert W. Read law in
office of Hon. Ashbel P. Fitch, late controller of New York City, was admitted
to bar, and entered general practice; was assistant district attorney under Col.
Fellows; formed the firm of Forster, Hotaling & Klenke, of which is senior
partner, the firm holding a prominent position at the bar with a large
corporation practice. Was up to 1911 general solicitor for New York State Lager
Beer Brewers' Association, and for the Lager Beer Brewers' Board of Trade, in
which capacities became prominent as a thinker, speaker and writer on
sociological and economic problems, especially those involving the principles of
personal liberty, directing his efforts toward the elimination of influences
tending to detract from the high standing of the brewing industry, and toward
maintaining enforcement of and respect for the law. Was a director of the 19th
Ward Bank of New York City until it was absorbed by the Van Norden Trust
Company, afterward resigned and made an extensive tour of United States, Europe
and Continent. Prior to and during the Cleveland administration was president
Young Men's Independent Club. Member German Hospital, German Society, Alumni
Association of Columbia College, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Academy Political
Science, New York Academy Science, American Museum of Natural History, Red Cross
Society, Germanic Museum, American Society International Law (Washington), Civic
Forum, Columbia Alumni Association, Peace Society of City of New York, Society
of Early Eighties, Williston Seminary Alumni Association, New York County
Lawyers' Association. Recreations: Outdoor athletics, skating, golf. swimming.
Clubs: Economic, Columbia University, Megantic, Fish and Game, Phi Delta Phi,
Manhattan, German Liederkranz, Lawyers', New York Athletic, Dunwoodie Country,
Park Hill Country (of which he is president), The City Club (Yonkers).
Vice-president of the Municipal Tuberculosis Commission of Yonkers; member of
Board of Directors of the Yonkers Chamber of Commerce.