Successful New York Men of 1913 Dawley-Eastman


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Dawley, F. E., farmer and expert U. S. statistical agent for N.Y., born on farm in Onondaga County, N.Y., Sept. 10, 1863; son William Walker and Charlotte A. (Lamson) Dawley; educated in common schools and at Monroe Collegiate Institute. Elbridge, N.Y. An accident resulting in a broken skull prevented graduation, interrupted the study of medicine which he had begun; married Syracuse, N.Y.. June 16, 1891. Carrie L. Barnes; children: Marion B., Laura A., Helen F., Katherine A., Lamson E., Dorothy. Took up the breeding of fancy poultry and stock, and built up the establishment known as Dotshome Farms, breeding and exhibiting fowls, cattle, and ponies, and winning highest honors in close competition. Began lecturing at farmers' institutes, 1889, and was appointed state fertilizer inspector; in 1896, on civil service examination, was appointed under Gov. Levi P. Morton, as director of farmers' institutes, holding the position 12 years; the attendance was then 45.700 in the year and had increased to 149,500 in 1907. Built, 1905, the first iron frame barn in America, was first to ship inoculated soil for alfalfa, and has done more to introduce alfalfa in the East than any other man. His Dotshome herds of cattle, flocks of Checiot sheep and wild turkeys and thoroughbred poultry and large alfalfa fields are widely known, and attract many visitors. Has just imported Arebi sheep for growing Persian lamb fur in America. He has visited every state in the Union, Mexico, Canada, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Republican; Baptist. Was secretary New York State Farmers' League, 1889-91; secretary State Poultry Soc., 1889-94; treasurer State Dairymen's Ass'n. 1896-1902, reorganized it in 1896 and made it a success. Trustee Cornell Univ. since 1899; treasurer Am. Cheviot Sheep Soc., 1899-1909; secretary Central New York Pomona Grange, 1894-97; master Syracuse Grange, 1891-92, and of Fayettesville Grange, 1905-10. Recreations: Trout fishing, hunting, horseback riding, training animals. Address: Dotshome Farm, Fayetteville, N.Y.

Driscoll, Daniel A., congressman; was born in the city of Buffalo, N.Y., March 6, 1875; received his early education at the public schools, and upon leaving the Central High School engaged in the undertaking business of his father, Timothy Driscoll; is also engaged in other business enterprises. Never held public office prior to his election to Congress; was elected to the Sixty-first, Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses as a Democrat; and resides in Buffalo, N.Y.

Duell, Charles Holland, associate-justice Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, was born April 13, 1850, in Cortland. N.Y. In 1873-80 he practiced law in New York City; and in 1878-82 was a representative in the New York State Legislature. In 1S98-1901 he was United States commissioner of patents. In 1904 he was appointed associate-justice of the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, but resigned in September, 1906, to resume the practice of patent law in New York City. In 1908 he was at the head of the Republican Electoral Ticket of New York State. In 191l he was one of the delegates to represent the United States in the convention (held at Washington) for the protecting of Industrial property.

Duell, Holland S., lawyer of New York City; born Syracuse, N.Y., Jan. 29, 1881; son Charles H. and Harriet (Sackett) Duell; graduated Yale. B.A.. 1902; N.Y. Law School, LL.B., 190-1; married N.Y., Sept. 29, 1904, Mabel Halliwell; children: Charles Halliwell. born 1905; Helen, born 1900'; Holland Sackett, Jr., born 1908; Harriet Anne, born 1910; Halliwell Lodyard. born 1912. Admitted to bar. 1904; engaged in practice, with specialty in patent law, as member law firm of Duell. Warfield & Duell. Member Assembly. 1907 and 1909 from 2d Dist.. Westchester County. Director of the McClure publications, Inc., N.Y., of the Noiseless Typewriter Co,. Middletown, Conn.: Wm. A. Rogers. Lt'd, Toronto, Can.; Yonkers National Bank of Yonkers, N.Y.; The Klander-Weldon Dyeing Machine Co., Amsterdam. N.Y. Progressive Republican. Clubs: Union League, Yale. St. Nicholas, Lawyers, New York Yacht, American Yacht, Saegkyl. Member Westchester Bar Association, Washington Patent Bar Association.

Dunn, Berkeley Sherwood, physician, banker and railroad president of Aiken, S.C., was born in Rushford, N.Y. He graduated from the New York University, and received the degree of B.S. from the University of France. In 1888-95 he practiced medicine in Paris. He is president of the New York and Delaware Railroad Company, president of the Interstate Trust Company, vice-president of the First National Bank of Aiken, and a director of the Bankers' Life Insurance Company and various other corporations. In 1897 he was a delegate from United States Government to the International Medical Congress at Amsterdam: and was one of the founders of the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Paris.

Dwyer, John, educator; born at Liberty, N.Y.. educated at Liberty Academy; Albany Normal College; Fordham University (A.M.); New York University; Principal of Academy, 1880-82; teacher. 1884-96, and principal, l896-1902, in New York public school; district supt. of schools in New York City since 1902. Has contributed to several school magazines; traveled in nearly every country in Europe, Mexico and the Pacific coast. Member of Catholic Historical Society and National Teachers' Assn. Club: School Master. Address: 456 W. 153d St., New York City.

Eastman, George, manufacturer and inventor of Rochester, N.Y., was born July 12, 1854, 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 Eastman Kodak Company. His inventions are m 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."



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