Successful New York Men of 1913 Baldwin-Brown


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Baldwin, Alvi T.:
Treasurer and director of Boston, Mass., was born Sept. 29, 1866, in Rochester, N.Y. He is treasurer of the Walpole Rubber Company, the Massachusetts Chemical Company and many others; and is a director of the Atlantic National Bank of Providence, R.I., of the Traders National Bank of Lowell, Mass., and of the New England Casualty Company of Boston, Mass.

Barlow, Walter Jarvis:
Physician of Los Angeles. Cal., was born Jan. 22, 1868, in Ossining, N.Y. He was engaged in the practice of medicine in New York and Los Angeles. He is now dean and professor of clinical medicine in the Los Angeles department of the University of California.

Barnes, William:
Chairman of the Republican State Committee of New York, was born Nov. 17. 1866, in Albany. N.Y.; and is the youngest son of William Barnes, the celebrated lawyer of Albany, N.Y. He is the editor of the Albany Evening Journal; and contributed extensively to current literature. The Evening Journal is published every evening except Sunday; and also issues a semi-weekly edition. It is one of the foremost journals in the state of New York; and always advocates the principles of the republican party. It is published by the Journal Publishing Company, of which he is one of the largest individual stockholders. He has been chairman of the executive committee of the republican state convention of New York. Since 1899 he has been surveyor of customs for the port of Albany, N.Y.

Bean, Charles D.:
Lawyer; born Marion, Wayne Co., N.Y., April 21, 1863; son of Charles and Chloa Maria (Danford) Bean; most of early life spent in N.Y. City; removed with parents to Geneva, 1874; graduate, B.S., Hobart Coll.; Ph.B., Syracuse Univ.; A. M., Alleghany Coll.; LL.D., Southern Normal Univ. Coll. of Law; unmarried. After graduating from college enjoyed pleasure tour in Europe; since then practicing law in Geneva, N.Y.; elected judge (two terms) of the Ontario County Court of Sessions. Democrat. Episcopalian. Elected master of Ark Lodge, 33, F. and A.M., two terms. Mem. Phi Kappa Psi College Fraternity; Geneva Commandery, K.T.; Elks. Mem. Y.M.C.A., N.Y. State Hist. Ass'n, and mem. American Hist. Ass'n, N.Y. State Bar Ass'n, N.Y. State Geographic Society. Non-resident professor of law at Keuka College. Mem. Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Geneva Bar Ass'n; mem. Umarkan Grotto, M.O.V.P.E.R. Pres. B'd of Trustees, Endymion Preparatory School. Contributor to various journals on legal topics and author of a history of Geneva and papers on college fraternity matters. Clubs: University, Political Equality. Office address: 9 Masonic Temple, Geneva, N.Y.

Beyea, James Louis, physician;
Born Goshen. Orange Co., N.Y., July 28, 1837; son Samuel and Sarah (Shaw) Beyea; educated Farmers' Hall Acad., Goshen, N.Y., N.Y. Homoeopathic Med. Coll., M.D., 1880; married, Madison Square Presbyterian Church, June 22, 1903, Frances A. Weston. Engaged in practice in N.Y. City from 1880. Enlisted in 7th Reg't, N.Y. State Militia, in 1861. to go to Washington at first call from President Lincoln; wont to California by steamer, 1862; was taken by Alabama, Dec. 4, 1862; reached San Francisco, Calif., at end of Dec., 1862; went to Mexico in 1864; was aide-de-camp to Gens. Allen and Cobb in Nat. Guard of Calif., returned to New York, 1877; has been in Nat- Guard more than 25 years in N.Y. and Calif., having joined K Co., 7th Reg't, in 1861; after an absence of 14 years returned to same Co., and holds medal for long and faithful service. Went to Europe in 1903, visiting England, Norway to North Cape, Sweden, Finland. St. Petersburg to Moscow, Warsaw, Vienna, Budapest, Venice, Paris. Republican. Senior elder of University Place Presbyterian Church; mem. Presbyterian Union; director Christian Home for Intemperate Men, Chester Creat, Mt. Vernon,N.Y. Mem. N.Y. County Med. Soc., Chiron Club, chaplain Lafayette Post, No. 140. G.A.R. Address: 235 Second Avenue.

Blakeslee, Francis Durbin:
Clergyman and educator of 612 Y.M.C.A. Building, Binghamton, N.Y., was born in Vestal, N.Y. He received the degrees of A.B., A.M., D.D., Litt.D. He was clerk of quartermaster fiftieth N.Y. engineers at Rappahannock Sta., Va., December, 1863, to February, 1864; clerk of quartermaster general's office, Washington, D.O., February, 1864, to July, 1865; pastor Methodist Episcopal Church, Canisteo, N.Y., 1868; principal East Greenwich (R.I.) Academy, 1873-84; pastor Thames St. Methodist Episcopal Church, Newport, R.I., 1886-87;president Iowa Wesleyan University, 1899-1900; president Cazenovia Seminary, 1900-08; superintendent Binghamton District Anti-Saloon League from 1908, lecturer and platform speaker. Member Phi Beta Kappa Society, Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Blount, Henry F.:
Manufacturer and banker of Washington. D.C., was born in Ontario County, N.Y., May 1, 1829; son of Walter and Rebecca (Ripley) Blount; educated in public school. Married, first, 1854, Martha Baird; second, Kalamazoo, Mich., 1864, Lucia Eames; six children, four by second wife. Agricultural implement manufacturer since 1860; lived in Evansville, Ind., twenty-six years, and in Washington since 188S. President Blount Plow Works, Evansville, Ind.; vice-president Consumers Lignite Company, Dallas, Texas; vice-president and director American Security and Trust Company, Washington, D.C.; director of Security Storage Company. Republican; Unitarian. Member National Geographical Society, National Training School for Boys; director Emergency Hospital. Club: Cosmos.

Bond, George Hopkins:
Lawyer of Syracuse, N.Y.. where he was born Aug. 10, 1873; son of William H. and Ida (Hopkins) Bond. Graduated from Syracuse University. Ph.B., 1894; Ph.M., 1897; Syracuse University Law School, LL.B.. 1897. Married, Jan. 29, 1901, Florence Cherry Woodford; children:. Margaret Elizabeth, born 1902; John Woodford, born 1903; George Hopkins, born 1909. Admitted to the bar 1897; since then in general practice of law in Syracuse, N.Y. Member law firm of Bond and Schoeneck. Director in various business corporations of Syracuse. Secretary Republican General Commission of Onondaga County, 1900-07; state inheritance tax appraiser, for Onon dago County, 1903-06; elected 1907. reelected 191 0, and now serving as district attorney of Onondaga County, for 3-year term beginning Jan. 1, 1911. Republican; Presbyterian. Member Delta Kappa Epsilon and Phi Beta Kappa Fraternities. Clubs: University, Citizens.

Brady, Paul T.:
Financier: born September 3, 1856. at Cooperstown, N.Y.; son of James and Sabrina Brady; educated in public schools; married April 24, 1878, Sarah, daughter of Patrick Begley. Representative of Westinghouse Electric and Mfg. Co. for 19 years (1893- 1913); manager Southern District, Bell Telephone Co., N.Y., 1882-90; of Thomson-Houston Co., 1890-92. Manager and treasurer, Central Thomson-Houston Co., Cincinnati, and district manager, General Electric Co., 1892-1904 (Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and New York State District offices. Director and treasurer Archbold-Brady Co., Corning Light and Power Corporation. Member American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Merchants' Association. N.Y. Member Knights of Columbus. Clubs: Catholic, Transportation, City Lunch, Republican, Engineers Club. Address: 16:> Broadway, N.Y. City. Residence: Palisade, N.J.

Breed, William Constable:
Lawyer: born Malone, N.Y., June 24, 1871; son Charles Webster & Everetta (McVickar) Breed; graduated Amherst College (Phi Beta Kappa), 1893; University State of N.Y., LL.B.. 1895. Admitted to bar if N.Y. State, 1895; member firm Breed, Abbott & Morgan. Director Irving National Exchange Bank. Member Association Bar of City of N.Y.; member American Bar Association, Psi Upsilon Fraternity. Clubs: Union League. the Merchants' Association of N.Y.. Sleepv Hollow Country Club, Republican. Down Town. Church. Knollwood Country. Address: Mutual Life Building, N.Y. City.

Brown, Burdette Boardman:
Clergyman; born Andover, N.Y., Oct. 28, 1871; son Anson D. and Esther J. (French) Brown; ancestors came from Europe 1636; grad. Alfred Univ.. A.B.. 1890, A.M., 1891; Yale Univ., B.D., 1898, D.D., Alfred Univ., 1913; graduate student in philosophy, N.Y. Univ.; married New Haven, Conn., Sept. 14, 1899, Antoinette F., daughter N. A. Fullerton. Prin. Andover high school, 1893-95; pastor St. Paul's Church, Hartford, Conn.. 1902-04; took tour of Western Europe. 1905; pastor First Church, Port Washington, N.Y.. 1905- 08; pastor M. E. Church, Mamaroneck, N.Y.. 1909-13; general secretary Methodist Child Welfare Society since 1911; elected superintendent St. Christopher's Home, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., 1913. Author articles in various publications; sermons and addresses before several religious and educational institutions. Mem. N.Y. East Conference M. E. Church. Recreation: Automobiling. Residence: Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. City address : 150 Fifth Ave., N.Y.

Brown, J. F.:
State senator of Casa Grande, Ariz., was born June 8, 1875, in Hartland, N.Y. He is state senator; United States commissioner; president of the Casa Grande Valley Water Users' Association; secretary of the Casa Grande Commercial Club.


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