Prominent American Stones in 1920's
The following data is extracted from Stone Family History.
ALBERT JAMES STONE: Railway official; b., Holly, Mich., 1873; s. Edson S.; educ., public and high schools; began in operating dept., Eric R. R., 1888, and apptd. asst. to gen. mgr., 1903; vice-pres. in charge of operation from June, 1914, Erie R. R.; mem. of var. clubs, includ. Whitehall; Presbyterian. Add.: New York.
ALFRED HOLT: Planter, publicist; b., New Orleans, La., 1870; s. Walter Wilson; LL.B., Univ. of Miss., 1891; LL.D., 1916; cotton planter since 1893; contbr. of studies on negro problems to mags. and econ. socs. since 1890: mem. of The Cosmos (Washington) Club. Add.: Dunleith, Miss.
ALLISON: Newspaper pub.; b., Providence, R. I., 1873; s. Charles Morgan; B.P., Brown Univ., 1896; gen. mgr., Providence Journal Co., since 1917; mem. Alpha Delta Phi; Episcopalian; mem. of Hope Club. Add.: Providence, R. I.
ARTHUR JOHN: Silversmith: b., Sheffield, Eng., 1847; s. Joseph; educ., ch. schools of Sheffield and Sheffield School of Art: an exponent of handwrought silver in the arts and crafts movements since 1901; Episcopalian; Mason. Add.: Gardner, Mass.
CARLOS HUNTINGTON: Educator.
CHARLES AUGUSTUS: Elec. engr. and financier; b., Newton, Mass., 1867; s. Charles H.; mem. Am. Acad. Polit. and Social Science, etc.: mem. of numerous clubs, including Engineers. Add.: New York.
CHARLES WATERMAN: Electrical engr.: b., Providence, R. I., 1874; s. Waterman; educ., Univ. of Kan.; mem. Am. Soc. M. E.; life mem. Navy League; Episcopalian; contbr. to numerous papers on engineering and has lectured at various times before Engineers' School, Washington, D. C. Add.: Schenectady, N. Y.
CHARLES WELLINGTON: Educator; b., Templeton, Mass., 1853; s. Leonard; A.B., Harvard, 1874; established school preparatory for Harvard, 1879; the school No. 38 of the "English" Report of the Harvard Overseers; wrote "Needles of Pine." Add.: Boston, Mass.
CLAUDIUS ULYSSES: Ex-Congressman, postmaster.
CLIFF WINFIELD: Prof. edn.; b., Fisk, Wis., 1874; s. Edmund George; grad. State Normal School, Oshkosh, Wis., 1899; mem. Phi Delta Kappa; wrote "Arithmetical Abilities" (1908). Add.: Pullman, Wash.
CLYDE ERNEST: Judge; b., Mason Co., Ill., 1876; s. Claudius L.; mem. Phi Kappa Sigma; Presbyterian; mem. of Rotary Club. Add.: Peoria, Ill.
ELLEN MARIA: Missionary teacher.
EMANUEL OLSON: Clergyman.
FRED ANDREW: Actor; b., Longmont, Colo., 1873; s. Lewis Preston; educ., public schools; first appeared on stage at age of 11, at Topeka, Kan; scored success as the Scarecrow in "Wizard of Oz" (1903). Add.: New York.
GEORGE EDWARD: Botanist: b., Leicester, Mass., 1860; s. Samuel Lamb; botanist from youth; prof. of botany, Mass. Agrl. Coll., 1893-1916, and plant physiologist, Mass. Agrl. Expt. Sta., 1895-1916. Add.: Amherst, Mass.
GEORGE HAPGOOD: Mining geologist.
HARLAN FISKE: Jurist; b., Chesterfield, N. H., 1872; s. Frederick Lauson; B.S., Amherst Coll., 1894; admitted to Bar (N. Y.), 1898; apptd. Atty. Gen. of U. S. by President Coolidge, 1924; Episcopalian; pres. Assn. Am. Law Schools, 1919: contbr. to legal publications. Add.: Washington. D. C.
HARRY EVERETT: Educator; b., Corry, Pa., 1883; s. Nathaniel: A.B., Allegheny Coll., 1905: student law dept., Univ. of Mich., 1907-08: mem. N. E. A., Phi Gamma-Delta. etc.; Presbyterian: 32d degree Mason. Add.: Morgantown, W. Va.
H(ENRY) CHARLES: Clergyman.
HENRY LANE: Lawyer; 1842-1922.
HERBERT LAWRENCE: Editor: b., Charleston. S. C., 1872: s. William; educ., private schools. N. Y. City; served as navigating officer, cruiser Montgomery, transport Pastores; mem. Cruising Club America. Wrote "The Yachtman's Handbook." Add.: New York.
ISAAC SCOTT: M.D.; b., Sandy Spring. Md., 1851; s. James H.; studied science and medicine, Univ. Md., M.D., 1872; Fellow Royal Soc. Medicine, London; mem. of var. nat. and local med. socs.; mem. Cosmos Club: contbr. to surg. and gynecol. journals for many years. Add.: Washington, D. C.
JAMES CLIFTON: Tobacco merchant; b., Richmond, Ky., 1878; s. Samuel Hanson: student Central Univ., Richmond. Ky., 1893-96; established the Stone Tobacco Warehouse, Louisville, 1899; mem. Christian (Disciples) Church: mem. of var. clubs, including Pendennis Club. Add.: Lexington. Ky.
JAMES SAMUEL: Clergyman; b., Shipton-on-Stour, Eng., 1852; s. James Samuel; grad. Phila. Div. School, 1877; mem. of Cliff Dwellers' Club. Author of "Simple Sermons on Simple Subjects," 1879. Add.: Evanston. Ill.
JOHN CHARLES: Educator; b., Albion, Ill., 1867; s. James Scott; grad. Southern Collegiate Inst. Author of "Method in Geometry"; head of mathematics and physics, Elgin (Ill.) High School, 1897-98. Add.: Upper Montclair, N. J.
JOHN STONE: Elec. engr.; b., Dover. Va., 1869; s. Gen. Charles Pomeroy; educ., Columbia Grammar School, N. Y., 1884-86; has been granted over 120 U. S. patents for inventions relating to improvements in telephony and telegraphy; mem. var. organs., including Nat. Council Nat. Econ. League; mem. of Army and Navy Club (Washington). Add.: San Diego, Calif.
JOHN TIMOTHY: Clergyman: b. 1868; s. Timothy Dwight Porter; grad., Auburn Theol. Sem., 1894; ordained Presbyterian ministry. Utica, 1894; dir. Chicago Bible Soc.; mem. of Union League Club. Author of "Footsteps in a Parish." Add.: Chicago.
JOSEPH CECIL: Lawyer; b., Big Rock. Tenn., 1870; s. William Jesse; A. B., Univ. of Chicago. 1899; admitted to Texas Bar, 1901, and began practice at Okmulgee, Ind. Ty., 1902: mem. com. which wrote city charter for managerial form of govt. for Muskogee; Episcopalian. Add.: Muskogee, Okla.
JUDSON F.: Agent McCormick estates: b., Canton, Pa., 1873; s. Judson W.; student Univ. of Minn. 2 years: trustee Chicago Zool. Soc.; Presbyterian Add.: Chicago.
KIMBROUGH: Judge: b., Nevada, Mo., 1875; s. William Joel; Litt.B., Univ. of Mo., 1895-97; Judge U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, by apptmt. of Pres. Wilson, since 1917; mem. Christian (Disciples) Church. Add.: Kansas City, Mo.
LEE ALEXANDER: M.D., author; b., Louisville, Ky., 1879; s. Walter Scott; grammar and high school; M.D., Ky. Univ., 1902; former head dept. of public health and prof. med. sociology, Gen. Med. Coll., Chicago; Episcopalian. Author of "Eugenics and Marriage" (1915). Add.: Chicago.
MASON SERENO: Past commr. edn.; b., Waterbury Center, Vt., 1857; s. Orson Newell; LL.D., Norwich Univ., 1909; supt. schools, Manila, P. I., 1901; Congregationalist; 32d degree Mason; mem. Delta Psi (Univ. of Vt.). Add.: Montpelier, Vt.
MELVILLE ELIJAH: Journalist; b., Hudson, Ill., 1848; s. Rev. Elijah; attended var. schools, including Yale, Columbia Univ., etc.; pres. of Globe Nat. Bank, 1892, until its consolidation with Continental Nat. Bank, 1898. Add.: New York.
NAHUM ISAAC: Economist, statistician; b., Odessa, Russia, 1873; s. Isaac Elihu; mem. of var. organs., including Am. Econ. Assn. Author of many articles, monographs, reports on econ. and other subjects in mags. and scientific publications. Add.: New York.
ORMOND: Astronomer; b., Pekin, Ill., 1847; s. Rev. Elijah; Univ. of Chicago, 1866-70; A.M., 1875; observed total eclipse of sun, Ia., 1869; mem. Am. Aston. Soc. and many others. Add.: Clifton Station, Va.
RALPH: Banker; b., Wilmington, Del., 1868; s. George W.; A.B., Swarthmore Coll., 1889; dir. Bur. of Trusts for alien property custodian (U. S.), 1917-18; mem. of Detroit Club. Add.: Detroit, Mich.
RALPH WALTER: Geologist; b., Camden, N. Y., 1876; s. Walter Chester; A.M., Harvard, 1901; asst. state geologist, Pa.; Topographic and Geol. Soc. America, Geol. Soc. Washington, Soc. Econ. Geologists, A. A. A. S., Washington Acad. Sciences, Alpha Delta Phi. Add.: Harrisburg, Pa.
ROYAL AUGUSTUS: Judge; b., LeSueur, Minn., 1875; s. Herman Ward; LL.B., Washington Univ., 1897; apptd. by gov. asso. justice Supreme Court of Minn., 1923. Add.: St. Paul, Minn.
RUFUS BARRETT: Lawyer; b., Groton, Mass., 1847; s. Warren Fay; grad. Lawrence (Mass.) Acad., 1867; engaged in U. S. Revenue Service in Miss.; admitted to Miss. Bar, 1872; hon. mem. Bradford Bd. Commerce and Rotary Club. Add.: Bradford, Pa.
SEYMOUR MILLAIS: Portrait painter; b., Russia, 1877; s. David Berril; attended var. schools, including Art Inst. of Chicago; began as sign painter and worked in Chicago and New York; produced celebrated painting, "Parsifal"; painted many portraits of royalty and nobility. Add.: New York.
WALTER KING: Illustrator; b., Barnard, New York, 1875; s. William Talmage; educ., public schools, Rochester, N. Y.; mural decorator, asst. prof art, Coll. of Architecture, Cornell Univ., 1920; Unitarian; mem. of Salmagundi Club; illustrated "The Log of the Sun" (1906), and many others. Add.: Ithaca, N. Y.
WALTER ROBINSON: Ex-mayor; b., Whitesville, Ind., 1872; s. Horace G.; student at Amherst (1891-95), (hon. M.A., 1917); vice-pres. Third Nat. Bank; Baptist. Add.: Syracuse, N. Y.
WARREN SANFORD: Labor leader and banker. 1860-1925.
WILLARD JOHN: M.D.; b., Gloversville. N. Y., 1877; s. John Butler; M.D., Med. Dept. Univ. of Mich., 1901; studied Univ. of Vienna, 1902-03, attending physician Los Angeles General Hospital; Presbyterian; wrote num. articles on medical topics. Add.: Pasadena, Calif.
WITMER: Naturalist; b., Phila., 1866; s. Frederick D.; Sc.D., Univ. of Pa., 1913; mem. Am. Philos. Soc., Sigma Xi, and many other organs.; mem. of Franklin Inn Club. Author of "Birds of Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey" (1894). Add.: Phila., Pa.
Source: Stone Family History