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Amherst College Class of 1879
(from the Amherst College Biographical Record, Centennial Edition (1821-1921))

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2425. *Agard, Isaac Merritt.  S. of Nathan and Chastina J. (Lamson), b. Staffordville, Conn., D. 3, 1854.  M. A., A. C., 1884; Ph. D., Wooster, 1903.

Prepared Monson Acad.  Taught Hardwick, 1879-80; W. Stockbridge, 1880-81; Northampton H. S., 1881-86; in charge boys' school Pittsfield, 2 mos.; prin. Union Free School, Bath-on-Hudson, N. Y., 1887-88; correspondence work pedagogical dept. Chautauqua Coll. of Liberal Arts, 1886-88; prin. Rockville (Conn.) H. S., 1888-1906; president Tillotson Coll., Tex., 1906-18; prof. of Biblical Lit. and Latin Piedmont Coll., Ga., 1918-19; prof. of education Straight Coll., La., 1919-, and dean, 1920-24; acting president 1 yr.; retired.  Vice-president Conn. Assoc. of Classical and H. S. Teachers, 1897-99, and president, 1899-1901.  D. Spencer, Jan. 28, 1925.

Married Aug. 26, 1881, Ida Gerana, da. of James M. Chaffee, Staffordville, Conn.  Ch. Clarence M.; Irving H. (A. C. 1909); Walter R. (A. C. 1915).

2426. *Allen, Lamson.
2427. *Allen, Melvin James.
2428. Almy, Edward Clark.
2429. *Beard, George Rogers.
2430. Belden, William Clifford.
2431. *Bissell, Arthur Dart.
2432. Bond, Benjamin Davis.
2433. Bonney, Charles Thomas.
2434. Boynton, Nehemiah.
2435. Bruce, Charles Russell.
2436. *Carleton, James Gregory.
2437. *Carson, Frank Martin.
2438. *Carver, Andrew Sagendorph.
2439. *Chapin, Dormer Ferry.
2440. Chapin, George Mooar.
2441. Chickering, John Jameson.  S. of John White and Luciana (Jameson), b. Gorham, Me., S. 27, 1857.  M. A., A. C., 1884.  LL. B., Columbian U., 1890; LL. M., Columbian U.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Emerson Institute and Rittenhouse Acad., Washington, D. C.  Columbian U. L. S., Washington, D. C.; admitted to bar, 1890; prin. Wallach Building Washington, D. C., 1879-92; director of gymnasium National Deaf Mute Coll., Washington, D. C., 1880-85; prin. Prep. Dept. Columbian U., 1892-94; supt. of schools Flushing, N. Y., 1894-; dist. supt. of schools Borough of Queens, N. Y. City, 1898-; now lecturer and writer.

Married O. 28, 1893, Annie E., da. of William A. Russell, No. Andover.  Ch. John J.  Bro. Joseph K. (A. C. 1869).

Address, 162 Tremont St., Boston, Mass.

2442. Coit, Stanton.
2443. Crowell, Edward Payson.
2444. Davis, William Whiting.  S. of William Whitney and Maria S. (Risley), b. N. Y. City, O. 7, 1858.  M. A., A. C., 1882.  Chi Psi.

Prepared Adelphi Acad., Brooklyn, N. Y.  Taught Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, N. Y., 1880-83; Adelphi Acad., Brooklyn, N. Y., 1883-85; studied theology with Bp. Littlejohn; ordained deacon, 1883, and priest, 1885; rector St. Luke's, San Francisco, Cal., 1885-93; asst. St. George, N. Y. City, 1893-94; rector Christ Ch., E. Orange, N. J., 1894-1906; Ch. of the Redeemer, N. Y. City, 1907-11; vicar St. Mary-the-Virgin, Chappaqua, N. Y., 1911-13; curate Ch. of the Transfiguration, N. Y. City, 1914-.

Married (1) N. 24, 1880, S. Antoinette, da. of Homer B. Sprague, Madison, N. J., who d. 1916; (2) F. 4, 1918, Alice B. Condell, E. Orange, N. J.  Ch. Mary (m. (1) Roy Marsh, (2) Glover P. Prout).

Address, St. Peter's Chapel, Livingston, N. J.

2445. Deyo, Israel Tripp.
2446. Dickinson, Edwin Henry.  S. of Edwin and Paulina Rice (Bent), b. Springfield, O. 16, 1855.  D. D., Hamilton, 1898.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Springfield H. S.  Auburn T. S., 1879-82; ordained, Jy., 1882; p. Presb. Ch., Knoxboro, N. Y., 1881-86; No. Granville, N. Y., 1886-88; Seneca Falls, N. Y., 1889-98; Buffalo, N. Y., 1898-1917; executive sec. centennial Auburn T. S., 1917-18; p. 1st Presb. Ch. Geneva, N. Y., 1918-.

Married (1) Je. 29, 1882, Emma S., da. of Walter S. Carter, Brooklyn, N. Y., who d. Mch. 10, 1903; (2) Je. 25, 1914, Louisa H. Waldridge, Buffalo, N. Y.  Ch. Howard C.; Burgess; Antoinette; Edwin W.

Address, 94 Washington St., Geneva, N. Y.

2447. Folger, Henry Clay.  S. of Henry C. and Eliza J. (Clark), b. N. Y. City, Je. 18, 1857.  LL. B., cum laude, Columbia, 1881; M. A., A. C., 1882; Litt. D., A. C., 1914.  Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Adelphi Acad., Brooklyn, N. Y.  Columbia L. S., 1879-81; admitted to bar, N. Y. City, 1881; with Standard Oil Co.; successively manager Standard Oil Co. N. Y.; director (N. J.), and president, 1881-1923.  Trustee Hamilton Trust Co., Brooklyn, N. Y.; director Seaboard National Bank, N. Y.  Wrote Petroleum, its Production and Products; articles on Shakespeare and Shakespeareana.  Collector of Shakespeareana.  Donor Folger prizes, A. C.

Married O. 6, 1885, Emily C., da. of Edward Jordan, Elizabeth, N. J.

Address, 26 Broadway, N. Y. City.

2448. Gay, Henry Heman.
2449. Goodnow, Frank Johnson.
2450. Goodrich, Charles Lyman.
2451. Goold, Charles Burton.
2452. *Gordon, Henry Evarts.
2453. *Hagen, Winston Henry.
2454. Hardy, Audubon Levi.
2455. *Harvey, Van Eps.
2456. *Hathaway, Francis Robertson.
2457. Hitchcock, William Edwin.
2458. Hubbard, Le Roy Watkins.
2459. Hutchins, Augustus Schell.
2460. Jameson, John Franklin.
2461. Johnson, Frank Mackie.
2462. *Kanda, Naibu.
2463. Kellogg, Frederick Dwight.
2464. Kelly, Arthur Willard.
2465. Knapp, Walter Henry.  S. of Benjamin Franklin and Harriet (Warner), b. Hopewell, N. Y., Mch. 23, 1856.  Phi Beta Kappa; Chi Phi.

Prepared Canandaigua (N. Y.).  Teacher of Latin and mathematics, Placerville (Cal.) Acad., 1879-83; studied law office of Comstock and Bennett, Canandaigua, N. Y., 1883-85; admitted to bar, O., 1885; practised Canandaigua, N. Y., 1885-.  Judge Ontario Co. court, 1897-1908; State Tax Commissioner, N. Y., 1915-20; president board of education, Canandaigua, N. Y.

Married (1) Aug. 3, 1879, Mary, da. of Nathaniel K. Cole, Manchester, N. Y.; (2) Jy. 18, 1911, Emma L. Smith, Canandaigua, N. Y.  Ch. Walter C. (A. C. ex 1905); Robert (A. C. 1906); Benjamin F. (A. C. ex 1912); Edson W.; Hugh J.; William G.

Address, 98 Howell St., Canandaigua, N. Y.

2466. *Lane, Wiley.
2467. *Lattimer, George W.
2468. Lincoln, Arthur Talbot.
2469. Marvine, Walter.
2470. Merrick, Charles Stuart.
2471. *Merrill, Forrest Eugene.
2472. *Mitchell, Neil.
2473. Morse, Jason.
2474. Newton, Darius Augustine.
2475. Norton, Edwin Clarence.
2476. Palmer, Charles Skeele.  S. of William Randall (A. C. 1849) and Clara Elizabeth Morgan (Skeele), b. Danville, Ill., Aug. 4, 1858.  M. A., A. C., 1882; Ph. D., Johns Hopkins, 1886.

Prepared Chicopee H. S.  Taught public schools, W. Warren, Florence, No. Andover, 1879-84; fellow in chemistry Johns Hopkins, 1885-86; office of Webster's International Dictionary, 1886-87; prof. of chemistry U. of Col., 1887-1902; president Col. School of Mines, 1900-03; chief chemist Washoe Smelter, Anaconda, Mont., 1903-04; assoc. ed. Engineering and Mining Journal, N. Y. City, 1904-06; consulting ed. D. Appleton & Co., N. Y. City, 1906-07; assoc. chemist and salesman J. P. Eustis Co., Boston, 1907-09; chief chemist G. H. Morrill Ink Co., Norwood, 1909-10; consulting chem. engineer Arlington Mills, and Am. Woolen Co., Boston, Lawrence and Maynard, 1910-14; private chemical research Newtonville, 1914-15; fellow Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, Pittsburgh, Penn., 1915-19; chief chemist United Fuel Gas Co., Charleston, W. Virginia, 1919-.  Fellow Amer. Assoc. for Advancement of Science.  Wrote papers and articles on technical subjects.

Married S. 30, 1886, Harriet B., da. of John F. Warner, Florence.  Ch. Helen W.; Leigh W.; Winifred W.  Bro. Francis L. (A. C. 1885).

Address, 4333 Dakota St., Schenley Hts., Uptown Sta., Pittsburgh, Penn.

2477. *Percival, Charles Homer.
2478. *Peterson, Charles Allen.
2479. Pratt, Charles Millard.  S. of Charles and Lydia A. (Richardson), b. Brooklyn, N. Y., N. 2, 1855.  M. A., Yale, 1903.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Adelphi Acad., Brooklyn, N. Y.  With Standard Oil Co., 1879-.  Trustee A. C., 1897-1921, Vassar Coll.; president board of trustees, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N. Y.; director L. I. R. R. Co., Brooklyn City R. R., Amer. Express Co. and other corporations.  Donor of Pratt Gymnasium, A. C.

Married May 8, 1844, Mary Seymour, da. of Luzon B. Morris, New Haven, Conn.  Ch. Morris (A. C. ex 1911) (d.); Theodore (A. C. 1909); Margaret R. (Mrs. Frank J. Frost); Katherine E. (Mrs. Burton P. Twichell); Richardson (A. C. 1915).  Bro. Frederic B. (A. C. 1887); George D. (A. C. 1893); Herbert L. (A. C. 1895); John (A. C. 1896); Harold (A. C. 1900).

Address, Glen Cove, L. I., N. Y.

2480. Pruyne, Lafayette Ellis.  S. of Matthew and Marcia (Colgrove), b. Ellisburg, N. Y., F. 11, 1854.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Hungerford Collegiate Institute, Adams, N. Y.  Studied law office of McCartin & Williams, Watertown, N. Y., 1879-81; admitted to bar, O., 1881; practised Adams, N. Y., 1881-.  Atty. for and director in Farmers' National Bank, Adams, N. Y.; dealer in farming lands.  President Board of Trustees of Adams Collegiate Institute; member board of education, 18 yrs. and president, 2 yrs.

Married (1) Jy. 6, 1882, Gertrude E. Campbell, who d. D. 24, 1886; (2) Je. 29, 1892, Emma Sophia, da. of J. Orville Brown, Adams, N. Y.  Ch. Lafayette S. (A. C. 1921).

Address, Adams, N. Y.

2481. Rayner, Edwin Augustus.  S. of Warren G. and Catherine (Babbidge), b. Moosic, Penn., Aug. 11, 1857.  M. A., A. C., 1882.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Montclair (N. J.) H. S. and Phillips Acad., Andover.  Columbia L. S., 1879-80 and office of Elwood C. Harris, Newark, N. J., 1880-82; admitted to N. J. bar, 1882; practised Newark, N. J., 1882-.  Presidential Elector, 1896.

Married O. 1, 1885, Ella Holmes, da. of C. Marvin, Montclair, N. J.  Ch. Charles B. (A. C. 1909); Harold M. (A. C. ex 1911); Edwin K.; Isabel H.

Address, 206 Linden Ave., Glen Ridge, N. J.

2482. Sanderson, Benjamin Smith.
2483. Sargent, William Arthur.
2484. Seccombe, Samuel Howe.
2485. *Seelye, Hiram Henry.
2486. Seelye, William James.
2487. Sherman, George.  S. of John and Sophia (Prince), b. Brimfield, F. 20, 1854.  M. A., A. C., 1886.

Prepared Brimfield H. S.  Taught Old Lyme Acad., Lyme, Conn., 1882-83; prin. Winchester (N. H.) H. S., 1883-87; Black River Acad., Ludlow, Vt., 1887-92; Cohannet Grammar School, Taunton, 1892-1906; head of science dept. Wheaton Sem., 1906-12; in ill health, 1912-14; teacher Winchester (N. H.) H. S., 1914.  Member Northboro Fuel Com.; Merchants Food Representative, World War.

Married (1) S. 12, 1882, Carrie E., da. of Danforth Manning, Brimfield, who d. Ap. 30, 1884; (2) N. 16, 1887, Jennie Flora, da. of Henry B. Swann, Winchester, N. H.  Ch. Margaret E.

Address, School St., Northboro.

2488. Shipman, Oliver Taylor.
2489. Shumway, Edgar Solomon.
2490. Smith, Albert David.
2491. *Smith, Augustus Daniel.
2492. Terry, Charles Appleton.
2493. *Thayer, Francis McKie.
2494. *Thurston, Hiram Edward.
2495. Tuttle, John Ellery.
2496. Wainwright, James Arthur.
2497. Waldron, Harry Cicero.
2498. *Ward, Langdon Lauriston.
2499. Wentz, John Leisenring.
2500. *Wheeler, Arthur Wilson.


*Adams, George Davis.
*Andrews, John Herbert.
*Bailey, Edward Learned.
*Ball, Frank Daniel.
*Bolles, Joshua Augustus.
*Brown, William Stebbins.
*Church, Frank Henry.
*Crouse, Charles Mabie.
Cutler, George Bliss.
*Duvall, Edward Harvy.
Foster, William Phillips.
Hanson, Ansel Wingate.
Hathaway, Charles Russell.
*King, Lyman Winslow.
*Lamson, Isaac Albert.
Mansfield, William Knisell.
Parker, Theodore Edson.
*Pratt, Charles Sumner.
*Rolfe, Charles Joseph.
*Tracy, Howard.
*Von Valkenberg, Charles.
Whitten, Sumner Hollis.  S. of Nathan H. and Ellen M. (Wood), b. Holyoke, May 8, 1857.  Delta Upsilon.  Prepared Holyoke H. S.; A. C., 1875-77.  Learned machinist's trade; draughtsman of Holyoke Machine Co., 1884-96; chief draughtsman and mechanical engineer same firm, 1896-1905; hydraulic and mechanical engineer same firm, 1905-.  Ch. Edmund S. (A. C. 1911); Philip F. (A. C. 1915).  Address, 84 Park Slope, Holyoke.
*Williams, Smyser.

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