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Amherst College Class of 1878
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2343. *Allen, Bradford.
2344. *Ayres, Edward.
2345. Babbott, Frank Lusk.  S. of Miller and Mary Elizabeth (Crandall), b. Waterville, N. Y., Aug. 14, 1854.  LL. B., Columbia, 1880; M. A. (hon.), A. C., 1903.  Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Union School, Waterville, N. Y.  Studied law; in business, director Chelsea Jute Mills, 1883-1901.  Member Brooklyn, N. Y. Board of Education; preident Brooklyn Free Kindergarten Soc.; president Board of Trustees, Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn, N. Y.; trustee of Vassar College; Y. W. C. A. of Brooklyn; Brooklyn Acad. of Music; vice-president N. Y. Board of Education, 1902-04; Brooklyn Public Library; Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences.  Ed. Classic English Odes; John Donne's Poems.

Married F. 18, 1886, Lydia Richardson, da. of Charles Pratt, Brooklyn, N. Y.  Ch. Mary (m. Dr. William S. Ladd, A. C. 1910); Frank L. (A. C. 1913); Lydia P.; Helen L.

Address, 295 Broadway, N. Y. City.

2346. Barbour, Henry Parkhurst.
2347. *Barker, Alfred Raleigh.  S. of Edwin and Lydia J. (Poyntze), b. Birmingham, England, S. 4, 1856.

Prepared Monson Acad.  Studied law; practised Holyoke until 1888; Vacaville, Cal., 1888-1908.  D. Vacaville, Cal., N. 21, 1908.

2348. *Birdsall, Joseph Holmes.  S. of Amos and Louisa (Holmes), b. Waretown, N. J., Je. 1, 1857.  M. A., A. C., 1881.

Prepared Toms River (N. J.) H. S.  Studied law with J. W. Carmichael, admitted to bar, Mch. 7, 1882; practised Toms River, N. J., 1892-95; spent winter months in Colorado Springs, Col., 1895-99.  D. Colorado Springs, Col., Jan. 31, 1899.

Married N. 3, 1886, Eva A., da. of Dr. Theodore Pruden, Toms River, N. J.  2 ch.

2349. Bliss, William Dwight Porter.
2350. *Blodgett, Charles Sumner.
2351. *Bronson, Frederic Spencer.
2352. *Buck, Horace Hall.
2353. Burgess, Francis Guild.
2354. Buxton, Augustine Americus.
2355. Carleton, Marcus Bradford.
2356. *Colcord, Daniel Herbert.
2357. Conant, George Albert.
2358. Couch, Mark Edwin.
2359. *Courtney, Thomas.  S. of Owen and Mary (McQuaide), b. Amherst, Mch. 7, 1855.  M. A., A. C., 1881; M. D., U. City of N. Y., 1882.

Prepared Amherst H. S.  Popular lecturer, 1878-80; studied medicine U. City of N. Y., 1880-82; practised N. Y. City, 1882-96.  D. N. Y. City, D. 3, 1896.

Married Ap. 26, 1893, Elizabeth, da. of Valentine Cook, N. Y. City.  2 ch. (d.)

2360. *Cowles, William Lyman.
2361. Culver, Allan Mooar.
2362. *Davis, Benjamin Franklin.
2363. *Denfeld, Louis Emil.  S. of Frank and Margaret (Weigand), b. Westboro, S. 26, 1854.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Westboro H. S.  Prin. New Hampton Institute, Fairfax, Vt., 1878-79; Wellesley H. S., 1879-81; studied law, 1878-81; admitted to bar, Worcester, 1881; practised Webster, 1881-84; Westboro, 1884-91; Boston, 1891-1901.  D. Waverly, Mch. 23, 1901.

Married O. 26, 1887, Etta M., da. of James A. Kelley, Westboro.  2 ch.  Bro. Robert E. (A. C. 1876); William F. (A. C. ex 1881).

2364. Dike, Eugene Allen.  S. of James Prince and Harriet (Allen), b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Je. 30, 1857.  LL. B., Columbia, 1881.  Chi Psi.

Prepared with J. C. Overhiser, Brooklyn, N. Y.  Columbia L. S.; lawyer N. Y. City; retired.

Address, Beverly Hills, Cal.

2365. *Dougherty, Samuel Kimmel.
2366. *Dyer, Edward Oscar.
2367. Eaton, George Thomas.
2368. *Ely, George Stetson.
2369. *Fairley, Joseph William.
2370. Fisher, Thomas Legate.
2371. *Foskett, George Mason.
2372. Fuller, Charles Humphrey.
2373. Gardiner, Harry Norman.
2374. *Goodnow, Henry Root.
2375. *Haynes, Willard Augustus.
2376. *Heath, Frederic Carroll.
2377. Hedden, Clarence Edwy.
2378. Herbert, Charles Edward.
2379. Heselton, George Walter.
2380. *Hill, Charles Webster.
2381. Hinsdale, Guy.
2382. *Hitchcock, Edward.  S. of Edward (A. C. 1849) and Mary Lewis (Judson), b. Stratford, Conn., S. 1, 1854.  M. A., A. C., 1881; M. D., Dartmouth, 1881.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Amherst H. S.  Dartmouth M. S. and Bellevue Med. Coll., 1878-81; instructor in physical culture A. C. and teacher of elocution M. A. C., 1881-84; prof. of hygiene and physical culture Cornell, 1884-1904; with State Board of Charity (Mass. State Dept. of Public Welfare) Boston, 1904-.  D. Northampton, D. 24, 1925.

Married (1) D. 27, 1882, Ida I., da. of J. Edward Bering, Decatur, Ill., who d. D. 29, 1884; (2) Je. 22, 1888, Sarah Demetria, da. of Estevan A. Fuertes, Ithaca, N. Y.  Ch. Edward B.; Mary K. (Cloud).  Bro. John (A. C. 1889).

2383. *Holden, Frederick Augustus.
2384. Johnson, Herbert Shattuck.
2385. *Jones, Edwin Smith.
2386. Joy, Jairus Addison.
2387. Kauffman, Linus Benton.
2388. King, William Albert.
2389. Kingsbury, Edward Newell.
2390. Ladd, William Mead.
2391. *Lester, William Hand.
2392. *Mellen, Samuel Fairbank.
2393. Moore, Charles Henry.  S. of Charles and Emily, b. Wilmington, N. C., Je. 6, 1855.

Prepared Prep. Dept. Howard U.  Taught Greensboro, N. C., 1878-; head of Academic Dept. and vice-president Agricultural and Mechanical Coll. 18(?)-1907; national organizer National Negro Business League, 1907-15; state agent Rosenwald Schoolhouse Building, N. C., 1915-.  Trustee Bennett Coll., Greensboro, N. C.

Married May 14, 1884, Mary R. Patillo, Greensboro, N. C.  Ch. Uhlma; Inez; Edith.

Address, 232 Mebane St., Greensboro, N. C.

2394. Mossman, Walter Bemis.  S. of Nathan and Caroline (Flint), b. Chicopee, N. 29, 1854.  Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Newton H. S.  In business; with Pratt Mfg. Co., N. Y. City, 1881-91; with R. H. Stearns Co., Boston, 1891-99; sec. mining companies, 1899-; vice-president R. H. Stearns Co., Boston.

Married O. 11, 1887, Theodora, da. of Alexander Hyde, Lee.  Ch. Helen H. (m. Edwin C. Robbins); Cornelia H. (m. Edward A. Manning); Alexander H. (A. C. 1920).

Address, 140 Tremont St., Boston.

2395. Norton, Stephen Allison.
2396. Osgood, William Newton.
2397. Peck, Henry Porter.
2398. Peet, William, Jr.
2399. Plimpton, James Edward.
2400. *Pratt, Harden De Valson.
2401. Ricker, Charles Andrew.
2402. Sanders, Joseph Anthony.
2403. *Scarborough, Robert Goodhue.  S. of William W. and Sarah (Van Beuren), b. Cincinnati, O., F. 19, 1857.

Prepared private school of Dr. Nicholas E. Soule, Cincinnati, O.; Yale, 1874-75; U. of Va., 1875-76; A. C., 1876-78.  Harvard L. S., 1878-79; Boston U. L. S., 1879-80; admitted to bar, Je., 1880; practised Chicago, Ill., 1880-81.  D. Chicago, Aug. 20, 1881.  Bro. John Van B. (A. C. 1881); Theodore (A. C. 1885).

2404. *Searle, Lorenzo Whitney.  S. of Bela Pomeroy and Juliette (Warner), b. Holyoke, O. 5, 1852.  M. A., A. C., 1881.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Greenfield H. S. and Belchertown H. S.; A. C., 1873-75, 1876-78.  Taught Franklinville (L. I.) Acad., 1875-76; Bethlehem, Conn., 1878-79; Greenwich, Conn., 1879-80; Stonington, Conn., 1880-81; Sing Sing, N. Y., 1881-86; studied law office of A. S. Underhill, Sing Sing, 1882-85; admitted to bar, 1885; lawyer and investment broker, Sing Sing, N. Y., 1886-88; lawyer N. Y. City, 1888-1920.  D. New Brighton, Staten Island, N. Y., Mch. 22, 1920.

2405. *Selden, Joseph Henry.  S. of Joseph and Caroline (Lord), b. Hadlyme, Conn., S. 27, 1855.  D. D., Beloit, 1898.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Norwich (Conn.) Free Acad.; Yale, 1874-75; A. C., 1875-78.  Hartford T. S., 1879-80; Andover T. S., 1880-81; studied in Europe, 1881-82; ordained, 1882; p. Methuen, 1882-84; Erie, Penn., 1884-89; Cleveland, O., 1889-92; Elgin, Ill., 1892-1900; Greenwich, Conn., 1900-; w. c. Norwich, Conn.  Trustee Beloit, 1895-1900.  Chairman Norwich Red Cross chapter.  D. Norwich, Conn., O. 9, 1923.

Married O. 22, 1884, Julia F., da. of Henry Bill, Norwich, Conn.  Ch. Henry B.

2406. Slack, Ezra Allen.  S. of Isaac W. and Harriet A. (Martin), b. Brockport, N. Y., May 17, 1852.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover.  Hartford T. S., 1878-79; Andover T. S., 1879-81; ordained, O. 13, 1881; p. 1st Cong. Ch., Merrimac, N. H., 1881-87; w. c. Brookline, 1887-; president and director of bank; trustee and agent; retired.

Married Ap. 23, 1883, Addie Hannah, da. of Aurelius C. Howard, Townshend, Vt.  Ch. Amy H.; Beatrice H. (m. Robert E. Locher); Helen H. (m. Joseph R. Watkins); Howard E.

Address, 198 Harvard St., Brookline.

2407. Sleeper, William Washburn.  S. of Rev. William T. and Emily (Taylor), b. Worcester, F. 12, 1855.  Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Exeter, N. H.; Bowdoin, 1874-75; A. C., 1875-78.  Hartford T. S., 1878-81; instructor in vocal music, Hartford T. S., 1881-82; ordained, 1882; miss'y of A. B. C. F. M., Samakove, Bulgaria, 1882-87; a. p. Webster, 1887-88; assoc. p. Salem St. Cong. Ch., Worcester, 1888-89; p. Stoneham, 1889-92; 2nd Cong. Ch., Beloit, Wis., 1892-1902; instructor in Bible, Beloit Coll., Wis., 1899-; Cong. Ch., Wellesley, 1902-20; instructor in Bible Dana Hall School, Wellesley; Maverick Cong. Ch., E. Boston, 1920-.

Married Je. 8, 1882, Mabel, da. of Benjamin D. Allen, Beloit, Wis.  Ch. James T. (A. C. 1908); Charlotte M. (d.); William A. (A. C. 1909); Miriam B. (d.); Helen H.; Frank MacD. (A. C. 1917).

Address, 196 Trenton St., E. Boston.

2408. *Smith, Addison Henry.  S. of Joseph Addison and Frances Olcott (Mather), b. W. Springfield, N. 5, 1857.

Prepared Chicopee H. S.; A. C., 1874-77; B. S., 1900.  Market gardener, W. Springfield, 1878-1921.  D. W. Springfield, O. 18, 1921.

Married Mch. 19, 1885, Maria Louise, da. of Reuben Brooks, W. Springfield.  Ch. Edith L.; Stanley B.; Harold A. (A. C. 1917).

2409. Spahr, George Tallman.  S. of Rev. Barzillai Nelson and Elizabeth Jane (Tallman), b. Ironton, O., N. 6, 1856.  Chi Psi.

Prepared Columbus (O.) H. S.  Studied law with Chauncey W. Olds and L. S. Critchfield; admitted to bar, D., 1880.  Ed. and prop. Columbus Gazette; in printing business.  President Columbus chamber of commerce, 1903-04.

Married O. 28, 1886, Harriet Clark, da. of Nathan B. Marple, Columbus, O., who d. N. 23, 1919.  Ch. Marie (m. Stanley C. Colburn); Elizabeth (m. Frank A. McElroy); Dorothy (d.); Eleanor (m. Rutherford H. Platt, Jr.); Katharine.  Bro. Charles B. (A. C. 1881).

Address, 514 E. Town St., Columbus, O.

2410. *Stearns, Frank Waterman.
2411. Stearns, George Warren.
2412. *Stone, Alaric.  S. of S. C. and Julia A. (Pattee), b. Westboro, Jan. 28, 1855.  M. A., A. C., 1881.  Chi Phi.

Prepared Boston Latin School.  Taught Lyme, Conn., 1878-80; English and Classical School, Sewickley, Penn., 1880-81; Erie (Penn.) Acad., 1881-90; Boston Latin School, residing at Newton Centre, 1890-.

Married (1) S. 16, 1879, Alice, da. of Jonas Call, Oakland, Cal., who d. Ap. 10, 1882; (2) Mch. 22, 1893, Marie L., da. of Matthew Kaula, Somerville.  Ch. Alaric M.; Alice C. (d.).

Address, 43 Kenwood Ave., Newton Centre.

2413. *Stoops, Philip Dexter.
2414. *Sylvester, Frederic Willis.
2415. Thomas, Miner Raymond.
2416. Tower, Alfred Oren.
2417. *Walker, William O'Brien.
2418. Wellman, Arthur Holbrook.
2419. Whipple, George Noyes.
2420. White, Alden Perley.
2421. Whitney, Henry Martyn, Jr.  S. of Henry M. and Catherine O. (March), b. Honolulu, H. I., N. 26, 1856.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Oahu Coll., Honolulu.  Bookkeeper in business house, merchant, banker and manager of steamship dept., Honolulu, H. I.

Address, 915 Piikoi St., Honolulu, H. [I.]

2422. *Willard, John Dayton.
2423. *Williams, George Huntington.
2424. *Wright, Charles Handel.


*Calligan, Edward Graves.  S. of Daniel J. and Elizabeth E. (Veut), b. Greenfield, Jy. 5, 1855.  Prepared Peoria (Ill.) H. S.; A. C., 1874-75.  Commercial traveler, 1875-79; in Internal Revenue Service, 1880-86; insurance business, 1886-87; commercial traveler, 1887-.  D. Peoria, Ill., Jy. 19, 1907.
*Colman, Henry.
*Crittenden, William Bacon.  S. of Seth W. and Cornelia G. (Bacon), b. Cleveland, O., Aug. 17, 1855.  Prepared, Utica (N. Y.) Acad.; A. C., 1874-75; Hamilton Coll.  In business, manufacturer.  D. 1900.  Ch. Edmund K. (A. C. ex 1911).
*Effinger, Michael Sheldon.
*Goble, Leon.
*Ham, Charles Wilmot.  S. of Charles C. and Caroline H. (Cobbath), b. Dover, N. H., May 8, 1856.  Prepared Dover (N. H.) H. S.; A. C., 1874-75.  Studied dentistry and practised in Lowell, 18(?)-90; Springfield, 1890-99.  D. Ashland, F. 25, 1900.
*Heffern, Andrew Duff.
*Hitchings, Hector Morrison.
*Holbrook, Olin Adams.  S. of Horatio M. and Henrietta (Williams), b. Boston, Jy. 20, 1855.  Prepared Chauncey Hall, Boston; A. C., 1874-75.  Optometrist Quincy and Boston.  D. Quincy, Jan. 18, 1920.
*Hull, Hadlai Austin.
Irish, Elwood Willis.
*Kingman, George Metcalf.  S. of George F. and Betsey W. (Metcalf), b. New Bedford, Je. 28, 1858.  Chi Phi.  Prepared New Bedford H. S.; A. C., 1874-76.  Banker with Mechanics National Bank, New Bedford.  D. Ap. 20, 1922.
Lindley, Clarkson.  S. of Dr. Alfred H. and Eliza J. (Hill), b. Cane Creek, N. C., O. 17, 1857.  Prepared Minneapolis (Minn.) H. S.; A. C., 1875-76.  In real estate business Minneapolis, Minn., 1879-87; sec. and treas. Minneapolis Trust Co., 1889-96; in real estate business, 1896-.  Address, 1920 Stevens Ave., Minneapolis, Minn.
Martin, Daniel.  S. of L. M. and Charlotte (Bass), b. Williamstown, Vt., Je. 4, 1852.  Chi Phi.  Prepared Williston Sem.; A. C., 1874-75.  Prin. grammar school, Chicago, Ill., 1876-1901; supt. of public schools Pullman, Ill., 1901-; prin. public school, Chicago, Ill.  Address, 12207 Eggleston Ave., Chicago, Ill.
*Maxwell, Henry Edwards.  S. of T. C. and Caroline (Pratt), b. Geneva, N. Y., N. 18, 1855.  Prepared with H. R. Clapp, Geneva, N. Y.; A. C., 1874-76.  D. Geneva, N. Y., Jy. 20, 1879.
May, Samuel Daniels.  S. of Oliver W. and Susan E. (Aldrich), b. Worcester, Jan. 23, 1857.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.  Prepared Worcester H. S.; A. C., 1873, 1874-77.  In business, broker, Worcester, 1880-.
Mead, Martin Henry.  S. of Henry and Susan (Sneathlen), b. Richmondville, N. Y., Aug. 20, 1857.  Prepared Williston Sem.; A. C., 1874-75.  Hartford T. S., 3 yrs.; home miss'y of Presb. Ch., Neb., Kans., Col., Utah, and Idaho, 38 yrs.; retired.  Address, 2300 Virginia St., Berkeley, Cal.
*Merriam, Nathaniel Henry.  S. of Matthew H. and Jane (Wilde), b. Chelsea, O. 24, 1855.  M. D., Dartmouth, 1880.  Psi Upsilon.  Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover; A. C., 1874-75.  Studied medicine, 1876-80; practised Marlboro, N. H., 1880-1915.  D. Providence, R. I., N. 17, 1915.
Nisbet, Charles Stuart.
*Peabody, Clarence Charles.
Phipps, Walter Andrus.
Pierce, Franklin.
*Plummer, Henry Irving.
*Reed, George Henry.
Royal, George.
*Sanders, Orren Burnham.
Seavey, George Waldron.  S. of Andrew J. and Cynthia A. (Canney), b. Lowell, D. 2, 1855.  Prepared Dover (N. H.) H. S.; A. C., 1874-75.  Piano tuner and salesman.  Address, 85 Broadway, Dover, N. H.
Taylor, William P.  S. of William and Marion (Michal), b. London, England, Jy. 27, 1851.  Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover and privately; A. C., 1874-76.
*Warner, Louis Henry.  S. of Whitney L. and Helen (Lyman), b. Greenfield, Jan. 16, 1857.  Prepared Amherst H. S.; A. C., 1874-76.  D. O. 27, 1879.
*Wilcox, Lucius Adams.  S. of Dr. Chauncey A., b. Uxbridge, Aug. 17, 1856.  Chi Phi.  Prepared Worcester Acad.; A. C., 1874-76.  D. Uxbridge, Jy. 14, 1876.

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