Successful Men From Manhattan 1913 Gary-Hughes

 
 
Gary, Peter G., United States congressman from the second district of Rhode Island, was born Sept. 18, 1879, in New York City. He has been a representative in the Newport Council. He was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Providence. R.I.

Goldfogle, Henry M., congressman, was born in New York City. In 1887-1900 he was justice of the Fifth District Court of New York. He was a member of the fifty-seventh, fifty-eighth, fifty-ninth, sixtieth, sixty-first and sixty-second congresses from New York as a Democrat. He was reelected to the sixty-third congress from the ninth district of New York for the term of 1913-15; and resides in New York City.

Gould, Edwin, chairman Board of Directors St. Louis Southwestern Ry. Office New York, N.Y. Born Feb. 25, 1866, at New York, N.Y. Graduated from Columbia College, School of Mines. Entered railway service 1888 as secretary St. Louis, Arkansas & Texas Ry. and held that position until the road was reorganized as St. Louis Southwestern Ry. in 1891, when he was chosen vice-president of the latter; Oct. 24, 1898, to April 22, 1912, president; April 22, 1912, to date, chairman board of directors same road; was also for several years president Wheeling & Lake Erie Rd. Paragould Southeastern Rd. and Pine Bluff Arkansas River Ry.

Grossman, Moses H., lawyer of New York City, where he was born Feb. 18, 1873. He edited The Arena, and was elected president of the Empire State Amateur Press Association. He is now senior member of the law firm of House. Grossman & Vorhaus. He is director the First Mortgage Title and Insurance Company of New Jersey and other corporations. He is a member of numerous clubs and societies, and greatly interested in philanthropic work.

Gunther, Franklin Mott, first secretary United States legation at Lisbon, Portugal, was born Feb. 28, 1885, in New York City. He graduated from Harvard University and from the Ecoledes Science Libres at Paris, France. In 1908-09 he was private secretary to the American ambassador to Japan: and in 1909-10 was third secretary American embassy at Paris. In 1911 he became secretary of the legation at Managua, Nicaragua; and from June 25, 1911, to Jan. 17, 1912, was United States charge  of affairs at Managua, Nicaragua. Since Feb. 1, 1912, he has been first secretary of the American legation at Lisbon, Portugal.

Hadden, Crowell, banker of Brooklyn, N.Y.; born New York City, Sept. 19. 1840; son of Crowell and Fanny (Ludlow) Hadden; educated in Brooklyn College and Polytechnic Institute; married. Brooklyn, N.Y., May 29, 1866. Elizabeth Stevens; one child living. Vice-president and trustee Franklin Safe Deposit Company; president of the Brooklyn Savings Bank; treasurer and director Brooklyn Academy of Music; director Nassau National Bank. Brooklyn City Railroad Company, Realty Associates: eight years trustee Franklin Trust Company. Served three years in 23d Regiment, New York National Guard. Presbyterian. Trustee Children's Aid Society. Brooklyn Eye and Ear Hospital; treasurer and trustee Brooklyn Philharmonic Society, First Presbyterian Church. Club: Hamilton.

Hadden, Crowell, banker of Brooklyn, N.Y.; born New York City, Sept. 19. 1840; son of Crowell and Fanny (Ludlow) Hadden; educated in Brooklyn College and Polytechnic Institute; married. Brooklyn, N.Y., May 29, 1866. Elizabeth Stevens; one child living. Vice-president and trustee Franklin Safe Deposit Company; president of the Brooklyn Savings Bank; treasurer and director Brooklyn Academy of Music; director Nassau National Bank. Brooklyn City Railroad Company, Realty Associates: eight years trustee Franklin Trust Company. Served three years in 23d Regiment, New York National Guard. Presbyterian. Trustee Children's Aid Society. Brooklyn Eye and Ear Hospital; treasurer and trustee Brooklyn Philharmonic Society, First Presbyterian Church. Club: Hamilton.

Hamilton, Charles M., United States congressman from the forty- third district of New York, was born Jan. 23, 1874, in Ripley, N.Y. He is a farmer and oil producer; and 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 Ripley, N.Y.

Harper, Joseph Henry, publisher, grandson of Fletcher Harper, one of the founders of Harper & Bro.'s, was born in New York City, June 23, 1850. He was educated in a military school in Germany and Fay's School in Newport, R. I. Entering the publishing house of Harper & Bro.'s, he began at the case and learned the trade of a compositor and then successively the practical work of each department in the business. He became a partner in Harper & Bro.'s in 1877, and was placed in charge of the literary and periodical department. Liberal in taste, socially accomplished, he is prominent in the literary and art life of the city, and a member of the Century, Authors. Racquet, Rockaway Hunting and Deal Golf Clubs. By his marriage with Mary, daughter of Col. Richard M. Hoe, in 1873, he has six children, Fletcher, Mary Hoe, Richard H. M., Urling. Joseph Henry, and John Harper.

Harrison, Francis Burton, congressman, was born Dec. 18, 1873, in the City of New York. During the war with Spain was a private, Troop A, New York Volunteer Cavalry, and captain and assistant adjutant- general United States Volunteers; is a lawyer; is married; was elected to the fifty-eighth congress from the thirteenth New York district; was democratic candidate for lieutenant-governor of New York, 1904; was elected to the sixtieth, sixty-first and sixty-second congresses; and was re-elected to the sixty-third congress as a democrat; and resides in New York City.

Hebberd, Robert W., secretary State Board of Charities of Albany, N.Y., commissioner of public charities of the City of New York, 1906-10; born N.Y. City, Oct. 31, 1857; son Gilbert C. and Isabella (Lennox) Hebberd of Revolutionary ancestry; educated Grammar School 37, N.Y. City, and Mynderse A cad., Seneca Falls, N.Y.; married, Seneca Falls, Nov. 29, 1882, Harriet Metcalf. Connected with Charity Organization Society, City of N.Y., 1883-96; was superintendent when appointed secretary State Board Charities of N.Y., Oct. 15. 1906, remaining until Jan. 1, 1906, when appointed commissioner Public Charities; president 5th N.Y. State Conference Charities and Correction, 1904; president 1st N.Y. City Conference Charities and Correction, 1910; president 2nd Capital District Conference Charities and Correction in 1913; and president American Association of Officials of Charity and Correction, 1912. Compiler Charity Legislation in N.Y., 1609-1900'(published by the State Board of Charities). Independent in politics; Presbyterian. Member National Conference Charities and Correction, N.Y. State Conference Charities, N.Y. City Conference Charities and Correction, and American Association of Officials of Charity and Correction, Masonic Order (K.T., Scottish Rite, 32 degree).

Herbs, Benjamin Russell, artist and author of 34 West Thirty- Eighth St., New York City, was born May 27, 1888, in New York City. He was editor of The Forum, 1909-10; editor with Richard D. Gallierrne, of The International, 1910-13. Interior Decoration Editor of Vogue, 1913; contributing editor of The International; vice-president Herb's Brothers Company (Est. 1846). Contributor and compiler of The Younger Choir. Author of Deprecations, The William Butler Yearly Calendar. Contributor to many magazines.

Holm, Charles F., lawyer; born New York City, March 8, 1862; son Carl and Mary (Martienssen) Holm; educated High school Schmerein, Germany, after leaving private school in New York in 1871; married, first, New York City, June, 1884, Caroline Martienssen; second, March, 1897. Grace Boies; children: Una, Ion C., Tertia, Grace Q. Organized cooperative trade corporations, the first being in 1888. Among them being United National Bank, 1901. and Hudson Trust Co., 1906, Consumer Brewing Company of New York, Limited, United Wine and Trading Company, American Exchange Cigar Company, Excelsior Brewing Company, Franco-American Baking Company, Consumer's Pie Baking Company. Fred Munch Brewing Company, etc. Senior member law firm of Holm, Whihoek & Scarff. Counsel and director Hudson Trust Company. Captain Company C, 14tti Regiment until 1904. Republican; Lutheran. Recreations: Horseback riding, boating. Honorable member of Platt- deutscher Volksfest Vereen of New York. Clubs: Riding and Driving (Brooklyn), Montauk (Brooklyn).

Hughes, Very Rev. John J., C.S.P., priest; superior general of the Congregation of St. Paul the Apostle; born Dec. 6, 1856, in New York City; educated in the public schools. St. Charles College, Md., and was graduated from St. Francis Xavier's College, N.Y. City, in 1878; ordained a priest of the Paulist Community, 188-1. Founded and edited the Monthly Calendar for 23 years. Under his direction, with the hearty approval of Archbishop Corrigan, D.D., the Catholic Converts League of New York was started, and he is still one of its vice-presidents. He was the Father Minister under the administration of Very Rev. Father Hewit, and Assistant Superior to the two former Superiors General, Very Rev. George Deshon and Very Rev. George M. Searle. On July 29, 1909, he was elected Superior General of the Paulist Community for the term of five years. He has under his charge the Paulist Institutions in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Winchester, Tenn., Austin. Tex., Portland, Ore., Toronto, Can., and St. Thomas Novitiate in Washington. Address: 415 West 59th St., New York City.

 
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BIBLIOGRAPHY: Builders of Our Nation Men of 1913 (Men of Nineteen-Thirteen) Chicago, Ill. (1914)
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