Prominent American Gordons of Today
The following data is extracted from Gordon Family Records.
ALFRED GORDON: Neurologist; b. Paris, France, 1874 ; s. of Michael G-; M. D., U. of Paris, 1895 ; came to America, 1896 ; asso. in nervous and mental diseases, Jefferson Med. Coll., Phila., 1899-1908 ; served as Neurologist, Mt. Sinai, Northwestern Gen., and Douglas Memorial Hosps. Add. 1812 Spruce St., Philadelphia, Pa.
ANNA ADAMS: Temperance worker; b. Boston, Mass., 1853 ; educ.' Mt. Holyoke Coll.; Hon. Dr. Humane Letters, Northwestern U., 1924 ; private secy. to late Frances E. Willard 21 yrs.; pres. World's W. C. T. U.; as an internat. officer has visited Europe, S. America and Mexico. Author of several books, among them being, "The Life of Frances E. Willard," "Songs for Young Americans," etc. Home: Evanston, Ill.
ARMISTEAD CHURCHILL: Lawyer, author; b. Albermarle Co., Va., 1855 ; s. of George Loyall G-; Litt. D., Washington and Lee U., 1923 ; admitted to bar, 1879 ; Mayor of Staunton, 1884-86 ; State visitor to Mount Vernon, 1895-96 ; chmn. State Library Bd., Va., 1903-19 ; mem. Va. State Bar Assn. (Pres. same, 1920-21) ; Pres. Gen. Alumni Assn., U. of Va., 1918-20. Author of several books, including "For Truth and Freedom," "Envion, and Other Tales of Old and New Virginia." Home: Staunton, Va.
ARTHUR HORACE: Physician; b. Calais, Me., 1863 ; s. of David G-; M. D. Hahnemann Med. Coll., Chicago, 1887 ; head of Dept. of internal medicine Hahnemann Med. Coll., 1921-22 ; attending phys. same hosp., 1902-22 ; great med. examiner, Kts. of Maccabees; Mem. Assn., Chicago Homeo. Med. Soc. Home: 858 N. LaSalle St., Chicago.
CHARLES HENRY: Geologist; b. Caledonia, N. Y., 1857 ; s. of John G-; U. of Heidelberg, 1897-98 ; instr. natural history, Northwestern U., Ill., 1890-93 ; lecturer, U. of Neb., 1901-03 ; asst. geologist, 1906-13, U. S. Geol. Survey; Mem. Internat. Congress Geologists, Toronto, 1913. Home: 1616 W. Clinch Ave., Knoxville, Tenn.
CLARENCE: Author. See Vol. VIII, WHO'S WHO (1914-15) .
CLARENCE McCHEYNE: Physicist; b. Fannettsburg, Pa., 1870 ; s. of Rev. Jeremiah Smith G-; A. M., Princeton, 1893 ; instr. physics, Williams Coll., 1893-95 ; prof. physics, Centre Coll., Ky., 1898-1909 ; Lafayette Coll. since 1909 ; prof. physics, Temple U., summer 1923 ; Democrat; Presbyn. Add. College Campus, Easton, Pa.
DAVID STUART: Brigadier General, U. S. A.; b. Franklin Co., Pa., 1832 ; s. of Alexander G-; apptd. from Kans. 2nd It. 2nd Dragoons, April 10, .1861; maj., June 25, 1877 ; lt. col. 1889 ; col. 6th Cav., 1892 ; Bvtd. maj., July 3, 1863, "for gallant and meritorious services in Gettysburg Campaign"; was confined in Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.; Presbyn. Home: 1408 Mass. Ave., Washington.
ELEANOR ELIZABETH: Minister. See Vol. VIII, WHO'S WHO (1914-1915)
FRED GEORGE RUSS: Newspaper man. See Vol. VII, WHO'S
WHO (1912-13) .
GEORGE ANGLER: Clergyman; b. Scotland, 1853 ; s. of George G-; educ., Scotland; came to America 1871; A. B. Harvard, 1881; ordained Congl. ministry, 1877 ; Univ. preacher to Harvard, 1886-90 ; Yale, 1888-1916 ; overseer, Harvard U., 1897-1916 and since 1925 ; Pres. Harvard Alumni Assn., 1918 ; Fellow Am. Acad. Arts and Sciences mem. Nat. Inst. Arts and Letters, Mass. Hist. Soc. Add. Old South Parsonage, Boston, Mass.
GEORGE BREED: Lawyer; b. Edgewood Borough, Pa., 1860 ; s. of Alexander G-; ed. Western U. of Pa.; in practice in Pittsburgh since 1883 ; sr. mem. firm Gordon, . Smith, Buchanan & Scott since 1924. Home: 5250 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa.
GEORGE BYRON: Museum dir.; b. P. E. I., Can., 1870; s. James G-; Harvard, 1890-94 ; Sc. D. of 1894 ; unm.; chief of Harvard Univ. Expdn. to Central America, 1894-1900 ; asst. 1907-1 prof., 5, U. of Pa.; author of several books, including "Prehistoric Ruis of Copan," The Serpent Motive in Ancient Art." Home: 116 S. 18th St. Phila. P
IRWIN LESLIE: Journalist, author; b. Lowell, Mass., 1888 ; s. of Rev. John (D. D.) ; spl. course Temple U.; joined editorial staff Phila. Pub. Ledger, 1909 ; an editor Evening Pub. Ledger from its foundation 1914 to 1921; commd. ensign, U. S. N. R. F., April 20, 1918. Home Bywood, Pa.
JAMES HERNDON: Judge; b. Locust Dale, Va., 1868 ; s. of Andrew James; A. B., U. of Va., 1887 ; apptd. master in chancery, U. S. Court, 1895 , Asso. Justice Supreme Court of Okla., 1924 25; State Chmn. 3rd Liberty Loan Campaign; Democrat; Methodist Ch. Home: McAlester, Okla.
JAMES LOGAN: Minister; b. Phila., Pa., 1858 ; s. of John Robert G-; Congl. minister, pastor St. John, N. B., 1898-1900 ; First Ch. San Francisco since 1920 ; Republican; Mason; Odd Fellow. Add. 432 Mason St., San Francisco, Calif.
JAMES MARCUS: Educator; b. Sheridan, Ark., 1875 ; s. of James Armenius G-; A. B., Trinity U., Tex., 1903 ; LL. D., 1919 ; A. M., U. of Chicago, 1908 ; connected with Trinity U., 1903-16 ; dean, 1908-16 ; pres. U. of Tulsa, 1920-24 ; Rotarian; Democrat; Presbyn. Home: Lubbock, Texas.
JOHN HENRY: Contractor; b. Albany, N. Y., 1866 ; s. of John Henry G-; educ., Villanova (Pa.) Coll., 1882-86; road builder; in wholesale lumber business; Democrat; Catholic; member of N. Y. State Road Builders' Assn. Home: 12 Second St., Albany, N. Y.
KATE: Prof. Psychology. See Vol. 13, Who's Who (1924-25) .
MARGARET: Editor; b. Arlington, Mass., 1868 ; dau. of George Augustus G---; Editor "The Writer," 1920-25 ; member League of Am. Penwomen, Mass. Audubon Soc.; Episc. Home: Somerville, Mass.
NEIL ELBRIDGE: Chemist; b. Spafford, N. Y., 1886 ; s. of William James G-; M. A., Syracuse Univ., 1912 ; Ph. D., Johns Hopkins, 1917 ; asst. prof. chemistry, Goucher Coll., Baltimore, Md., 1917-19 ; State Chemist of Md. since 1921; organizer and editor "Jour. of Chem. Edn." ; Fellow A. A. A. S.; Methodist. Home: 2320 Reistertown Rd., Baltimore, Md.
PEYTON: Lawyer; b. Washington, D. C., 1870 ; s. of Malcolm Burkhead G-; LL. B., Columbian U., 1890 ; LL. M., 1891; Apptd. asst. U. S. atty. for D. C., 1901; special asst. to Attys. Gen. Bonaparte and Wickersham, 1907-13 ; in charge land fraud cases in Western States and sent to Japan on customs cases, 1912 ; U. S. Dist. Atty., Washington, D. C.; Maj., Judge Advocate Gen.'s Corps, 18 mos. World War; Republican; Methodist. Home: Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, D. C.
SAMUEL DICKEY: Author, lecturer; b. Phila., 1859 ; s. of John
R. G--; Asst. Sec. Y. M. C. A., Phila., 1884-86 ; state sec. Y. M. C. A. of
Ohio, 1886-95 ; pub. speaker since 1895 ; spent four years in Orient and
Europe. Author of several books, including "Quiet Talks on Power,"
"Quiet Talks on Prayer," "Quiet Talks on the Deeper Meaning of the
War, etc. Add. care Revell, 158 5th Ave., New York, N. Y.
WALTER HENRY: Army officer. See Vol. 13, Who's Who (1924-
WILLIAM: ex-Congressman. See Vol. X, Who's Who (1918-19 ) .
WILLIAM ST. CLAIR: M. D. See Vol. 13, Who's Who (1924-25 ) .
Source: Gordon Family Records