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
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."