Successful New York Men of 1913 Buchard-Claypool


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Buchard, John Ely, lawyer and statesman of St. Paul, Minn., was born in 1865 in Clinton. N.Y. After leaving college he was admitted to the bar; became owner and editor of the Soo-Democrat; and was collector of customs during Cleveland's second term. For three years he was city attorney and for three terms was mayor of Marshall, Minn.; and since 1900 has practiced law in St. Paul, Minn. He is president of the John E. Burchard Company, the Burchard-Hulburt Investment Company, the Southwest Land and Orchard Company, the St. Paul Machinery Manufacturing Company; and is vice-president and director in several other companies and banks. He is a thirty-second degree Mason; and in 1907 was appointed on the governor's staff, with the rank of colonel.

Burke, Mrs. B. Ellen, publisher and writer of 250 Broadway, New York City, was born in 1850 in Helena, N.Y. She was educated in country schools, and later at the New York Normal School. She originated improved methods of teaching in the Sunday Schools. Gave lectures at different schools. Became editor for D. H. McBride and Company, Catholic publishers; and later became the owner and publisher of that firm. Has written and compiled a set of readers for Catholic schools, and two geographies. She is contributor to her own and other periodicals.

Burke, Charles H., congressman was born on a farm in Genesee County, N.Y., April 1, 1861. He was elected to the Legislature in 1894 and reelected in 1896; was elected to the fifty-sixth, fifty-seventh, fifty- eighth and fifty-ninth congresses; was defeated in the convention in 1906, but was again nominated in June, 1908, in a state-wide primary, and elected to the sixty-first and sixty-second and sixty-third congresses as a Republican; and resides in Pierre, S.D.


Cameron, Frederick W., lawyer, born Albany, N.Y., June 1. 1859; son Truman D. and Elizabeth (Flagler) Cameron; educated Albany Academy, Union College, Albany Law School, A.B., A.M., LL.B.; married Newark, N.J.. April 2. 1891, Jennie Armsby Dean; children: Jean Elizabeth, born 1893; Josephine Dean, born 1895; Fredericka, born 1898. Having made a specialty of patent law, has been engaged in many important litigations in various parts of this country and Canada. In 1902 had a case before Privy ('onncil of Great Britain, which was an appeal from the highest Canadian court; although largely engaged in patent cases, has had general practice in both State and Federal Courts. Lecturer on Patent Law Trade Marks and Copyright in Albany Law School. Director Albany Exchange Savings Bank; trustee Chamber of Commerce, Albany. Democrat; Presbyterian; trustee Homoepathie Hospital, Fairview Home for Friendless Children. Member Albany County Bar Association. State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Patent Bar Association of Washington, D.C., member of the Municipal Civil Service Commission, Albany. Recreation: Horseback riding. Clubs: Fort Orange, University, Country, Burns (Albany), and University (N.Y. City).

Campbell, John Alexander, manufacturer and banker of Trenton. N..J.; born Shushan, N.Y.. 1856; son of Peter and Mary J. Campbell; graduated from Princeton College, A.B., A.M., 1877; married, Shushan, N.Y., 1879, Fannie Cleveland; one daughter, Fannie C. (now Mrs. E. S. Atkin). President Trenton Banking Company, Trenton Potteries Company. Republican: Presbyterian. President Free Public Library. Trenton, N..J.; president State Board of Tenement House Supervisors.

Campbell, Wallace, retired banker; born Waverly, N.Y., Sept. 8, 1863; son of S. C. and Mary A. (Farwell) Campbell; graduated from Hamilton College, N.Y., class" of 1883, as A.B., A.M.; Columbia College Law School, 1885; married, Chicago, Ill., Oct. 12, 1886, Minnie V. Adams; two children. After graduation taught one year in Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute and admitted to bar New York, 1884; went to Minneapolis, 1886, and practiced law successfully as member firm Stryker & Campbell until 1891, when became vice-president Bank of Hill, Sons & Co.; sold interest 1898. and became president of People's Bank, so continued until 1907 when sold controlling stock to organizers of Scandinavian American National Bank; was vice-president Northwestern National Life Insurance Co., 1898- 1905; since 1907 attended to private investments. President Widman Hotel Co., Mitchell, S.D., Hudson Sanatorium Co., Hudson, Wis., and Almary Oil Co., Tulsa, Okla. Republican; attends Westminster Presbyt'n Church. Member Northwestern Chi Psi Ass'n, Western Ass'n Hamilton College Alumni. Recreations: Motoring, fishing, golfing. Clubs: Minneapolis, Minneapolis Commercial, Automobile. Residence: 430 Oak Grove St. Office: o1l Palace Building, Minneapolis.

Carlisle, John Nelson, lawyer; born Preble, Cortland county, N.Y., Aug. 24, 1866; son of William S. and Catharine R. (Burdick) Carlisle; educated public schools; graduated Watertown High School, 1884; married Pulaski. Jan. 17, 1894, Carrie C. Brow; one daughter, Catharine C., born 1896. Admitted to N.Y. bar Feb. 15, 1889, U.S. Court, June 19, 1902; member law firm Carlisle and Carlisle. City attorney City of Watertown, 1891-92; secretary and member Democratic State Committee, 1896-1906; chairman Democratic State Executive Committee, 1903; member Board of Education, City of Watertown, 1901-04; captain Company C, 1st Infantry, N.G.N.Y.; Democrat. Trustee Cornell University, appointed by Governor Hughes. June 9, 1909; appointed public service commissioner, 2nd District, N.Y. State, July 1. 1910; appointed state commissioner of highways State of N.Y., May 1, 1913. Member National Civic Federation, American Bar Association. Recreation : Farming. Club: Fort Orange, Black Association, N.Y. State Bar Association, Jefferson County Bar, River Valley.

Cary, Charles, physician, was born in 1852, in Buffalo, N.Y. He has been professor of clinical medicine in the University of Buffalo; was professor of anatomy twelve years; professor materia medica, and later professor of clinical medicine. He is attending physician to the Buffalo General Hospital, and president of the Buffalo Cremation Company.

Champ, Earl E., educator of Cohocton. N.Y., was born March 16, 1887, in Geneseo, N.Y. He is principal of Cohocton Union and High School; manager of Cohocton Entertainment Association, and secretary of Local Commission on Prevention of Tuberculosis. Is a member of vice- grand. Nebula Lodge No. 766, Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

Chew, Beverly, banker; born in Geneva. New York, March 5, 1850; son of Alexander Lafayette Chew and Sarah Augusta (Prouty) Chew. He was educated at the Peekskill Military Academy, and was graduated from Hohart College. Mr. Chew is the second vice-president of the Metropolitan Trust Company. He is a member of the Colonial Order, the Society of Colonial Wars, the Sons of the Revolution, Veteran Artillery Corps,' Military Society of the War of 1812, The Pilgrims, Sigma Phi fraternity, and Phi Beta Kappa Society. He is owner of a notable private library; also chancellor of the Colonial Order, and secretary of the New York Society Library. He is a member of the Grolier Club, of which he was president for four years; of The Players', the University and Church Clubs, and the Century Association. Mr. Chew married in 1872, Clarissa Taintor Pierson. of Ionia, Mich., who died in 1889. Residence. 47 West Forty-third St., New York City. Address, 49 Wall St., New York City.

Clancy, John Richard, United States congressman from the thirty- fifth district of New York, was born March 8, 1859, in Syracuse, N.Y. He is vice-president of the Chamber of Commerce. He was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Syracuse, N.Y.

Clark, Aaron Baker, clergyman and missionary of Rosebud, S.D., was born Jan. 27, 1855. in Westport, N.Y. He was educated at the University of Vermont and at the General Theological Seminary of New York. In 1874-83 he was principal of schools; and since 1883 has been a clergyman. Since 1889 he has been a missionary of the Rosebud Agency, conducting service in Sioux and English at a score of churches and stations among the Upper Brule Sioux. He is also a lecturer upon Indian school and mission work. Clark, Clarence Don, United States senator from Wyoming, was born April 16. 1851, in Sandy Creek, N.Y. He was prosecuting attorney for Uinta county four years, and was appointed associate justice of the territory of Wyoming in 1890. but declined the office. Upon the admission of Wyoming as a state he was elected to the fifty-second congress. Since IS9:7; he has been a member of the United States Senate, and is now serving the term of 1911-17; and resides in Evanston, Wyo.

Claypool, Horatio C., congressman, was born Feb. 9, 1859, in Mc- Arthur, Ohio. Since 1882 he has been engaged in the practice of law; was prosecuting attorney in 1898-1905; when he became judge of the Probate Court of his county. He was elected to the sixty-second and sixty-third, congresses as a democrat; and resides in Chillicothe, Ohio.


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Article Name: Successful New York Men of 1913: Buchard-Claypool
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BIBLIOGRAPHY: Builders of Our Nation Men of 1913 (Men of Nineteen-Thirteen) Chicago, Ill. (1914)
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