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ECKART, CHARLES FRANKLIN, manager Olaa Sugar Co., Ltd., Olaa, Hawaii; born June 18, 1875, at Marysville, Cal.; son of William Roberts and Harriet Louise (Gorham) Eckart; educated in public schools in San Francisco, Cal., and University of California, degree M.S., 1905; married Edith Morgan Clay, March 1, 1904, in Honolulu, Hawaii; children, Charles Gorham, Robert Carlisle and Thomas Gordon. Began professional career as chemist for the Paauhau Sugar Plantation Co., 1895; chemist experiment Station of Hawaii Sugar Planters’ Association, 1896-1900; director agricultural and chemistry Exp. Station, H.S.P.A., 1901-1908; general director experiment station of the Hawaiian Sugar Planters’ Association, 1909-1913; manager Olaa Sugar Co., Ltd., since 1913. Regent of College of Hawaii short term during organization. Member of Pacific Club, Hawaiian Chemist Association, Hawaiian Engineering Association, Fellow American Geographical Society, Gamma Eta Kappa, Sigma Chi, Skull and Keys fraternities, Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

EFFINGER, JOHN, merchant, Honolulu; born April 1, 1861, at Peru, Miami County, Indiana; son of Robert Patterson and Frances Ann (Barbour) Effinger; married Alice Foster Flanders in Portland, Ore., June 17, 1887; five children, Dorothy, Eleanor, Caroline Louise, Alice and George Flanders. Educated in Peru (Indiana), and Butler University (Indiana), 1882; settled in Portland, Ore., 1883, and engaged in the transfer and express business; in the mercantile business in Portland, 1883-1892; settled in Honolulu in 1892, accountant with Lewis & Co., Ltd., until 1910, then entered business alone; is owner Merchants Exchange Shipping News Service; Guide Publishing Co.; Hawaii & South Seas Curio Co.; concessions Alexander Young and Moana hotels (Honolulu). Was Commissioner from Hawaii to P.P.I.E., San Francisco, 1915; member Hawaii Milk Commission; U.S. Federal Court Jury Commissioner; treasurer Democratic Territorial Committee since 1902; served National Guard, Co. K, 1st Reg. Oregon, 1882-1886, and N.G. of Hawaii 1893-97; member Sigma Chi Fraternity, Society Sons of American Revolution, Hawaii Alumni Chapter Sigma Chi, Associated Charities. Clubs: Oahu Country, Commercial, Hawaii Yacht, St. Andrews, League of Democratic. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

EHRHORN, EDWARD MACFARLANE, entomologist, Honolulu; born in San Francisco, Cal., Jan. 24, 1862; son of Adolphus and Louisa Maria (Macfarlane) Ehrhorn; educated Hamburg, Germany, 1871-8; Grenchen, Switzerland,, 1878-9; Brighton (Eng.) College 1879-80; special student entomology, Stanford University, 1891; unmarried. Asst. entomologist and deputy quarantine officer State Board Horticulture, Cal., 1890-91; county entomologist and horticulture commr., Santa Clara County, Cal., 1892-09; 1st deputy state commr. horticulture and horticultural quarantine officer, Cal., 1904-09; supt. entomology of Board of Agriculture and Forestry of Hawaii since October 1, 1909. Chief of Division of Plant Inspection, Board of Agriculture and Forestry, 1916; collaborator Federal Horticulture Board, Washington, D.C.; agent for Territorial Board of Health. Member Association Economic Entomologists, Entomology Society of America, Hawaiian Entomology Society, Academy of Natural Sciences of California; Fellow A.A.A.S., member Commercial Club, Elks, Masons, Shriners. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

EMERSON, JOSEPH SWIFT, civil engineer and surveyor, retired, Honolulu; born July 13, 1843, at Lahainaluna, county of Maui, Hawaiian Islands; son of Rev. John S. and Ursula (Newell) Emerson; married Dorothea Lamb Feb. 17, 1989, in Honolulu; one child, Oliver Hudleston Emerson; descendant of Michael Emerson, of Lincoln, England, who came to America 1650 and settled at Rowley, Essex Co., Mass., and of Samuel Emerson, a delegate to the Constitutional Convention, 1778. Educated, Punahou school (Honolulu), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.B. 1874. Began professional career in Newton, Mass., returned to Honolulu in Hawaiian Government survey, 1877-1903; with the exception of six months’ European trip; surveyor for court of land registration, 1903; retired on account of ill health shortly afterwards. Author of various papers on Hawn. antiquarian matters; member Nat. Geographic Soc. of America, Polynesian Soc. of New Zealand, Social Science Assn. of Honolulu, Hawn. Historical Soc. Hawn. Mission Children’s Society; owner of a famous collection of land and sea shells gathered in Hawaii, Switzerland and other countries, many of which were collected personally. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

ERDMAN, JOHN PINNEY, minister of the gospel, Honolulu; born Dec. 6, 1874, at Morristown, New Jersey; son of Rev. Albert and Sarah (Pinney) Erdman; married Aug. 10, 1904, Marion Eleanor Dillingham at Honolulu; four children: Harold Randolph, Emma Louise, Dorothy and Jean Marion. Father was pastor of South Street Presbyterian Church at Morristown for 38 years, and was a veteran of the Civil War; paternal grandfather, Rev. John Book Pinney, D.D., was a missionary to West Africa, and served as Acting Governor of Liberia in the ‘70’s. Received primary education in the public schools of Morristown and graduated from Princeton University with degree of B.A. in 1896; graduated from McCormick Theological Seminary, 1899; ordained to ministry, 1899; came to Honolulu and was in charge at Palama chapel, assistant pastor Central Union Church, 1900-02; was a missionary of the Presbyterian Church in Japan from 1903 to 1907; agent on Oahu for Hawaiian Board, 1907-12; superintendent of the Hawaiian Department of the Board from 1912 to present time; member University and Oahu Country clubs. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FALK, CHARLES JACOB, secretary and treasurer Union Feed Co., Ltd., Honolulu; born February 22, 1862, in Chicago, Ill.; son of Philip and Ernestine (Cohn) Falk; married Juanita Hassinger, May 17, 1897, in San Francisco, Cal.; one son, Charles Adair Philip; educated in public schools of Chicago and San Francisco and attended Hastings Law School, San Francisco; began career in San Francisco law office of David H. Regensburger; manufacturing business, Chicago, 1878-82; bookkeeper Halawa Sugar Co., 1882-87; manager, Hawaii Railway Co., 1887-98; member Honolulu Stock Exchange, 1898-02; cashier Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co., 1902-09; secretary and treasurer, Union Feed Co., since 1909; secretary and treasurer, Libby, McNeill & Libby, Honolulu, 1910-16; consular agent for the United States at Mahukona, Hawaii, 1895-98. Member Hawaiian Lodge No. 21, F. & A.M., Chamber of Commerce, Hawaii Polo and Racing Club, Aero Club and Oahu Country Club. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FARRELL, JOHN H., physician and surgeon, Honolulu; born Oct. 4, 1882, in Winthrop, Buchanan county, Iowa; son of Thomas and Mary (Hogan) Farrell; educated, Winthrop (Ia.), High School, University of Iowa, College of Pharmacy, 1902, University of Iowa, 1903, University of Illinois, degree M.D., 1907; Chicago Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat College, post graduate, 1910; began professional career in Roosevelt Hospital (Chicago), 1906-07; municipal hospital (Chicago); practiced at Wailuku, Maui (Territory of Hawaii), 1907-11; removed to Honolulu, Feb. 1, 1911, and specialized in treatment of eye, ear, nose and throat. Member Sigma Phi Epsilon, B.P.O.E., Honolulu lodge No. 616. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FARRINGTON, WALLACE RIDER, newspaper publisher, Honolulu; born at Orono, Maine, May 3, 1871; son of Joseph Rider and Ellen E. (Holyoke) Farrington; educated public schools, Bridgton Academy (Me.), Brewer High School (Me.) and University of Maine, B.S. 1891; married Catherine McAlpine Crane of San Francisco, Cal., in Honolulu, Oct. 26, 1896; three children, Joseph Rider, Ruth and Frances Crane. Started as reporter and late night editor on Bangor Daily News, Bangor, Me., 1891; reporter Kennebec Journal, Augusta, Me.; assistant editor on publications of Phelps Publishing Co., Springfield, Mass., 1892-93; managing editor and one of founders, Rockland (Me.) Daily Star; managing editor Pacific Commercial Advertiser and President Hawaiian Gazette Co., Honolulu, 1894-96; managing editor Evening Bulletin and President Bulletin Publishing Co., Honolulu, 1898-1912; on amalgamation of Evening Bulletin and Hawaiian Star, July 1, 1912, became Vice-President and General Business Manager, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Ltd. Was President Honolulu Merchants Association, 1913-14 and instrumental in the consolidation with the reorganized Chamber of Commerce; Vice-President Chamber of Commerce of Honolulu, 1914-15. Chairman Board of Regents, College of Hawaii, reappointed May, 1917; member War Relief Committee, 1915-17; member Advisory Committee Honolulu Red Cross Chapter; member Citizenship Committee Y.M.C.A. Was one of organizers of Republican Party in Hawaii, 1898, following annexation, and served on Republican Territorial Committee, 1906-7; was active in inaugurating legislation for the establishment of the College of Hawaii and securing its acceptance by the Federal Government under the endowment for colleges of agriculture and mechanic arts (the first college in Hawaii to confer collegiate degrees); served on Territorial Board of Education two terms and was chairman of Territorial School Fund Commission, 1909-11. Author “Review of the Revolt of 1895” (appendix to Alexander’s History of Hawaiian Revolutions). Member of Commercial Club; President Honolulu Ad Club; President Honolulu Automobile Club; member Rotary Club; Past Master, Lodge le Progres de l’Oceanie, F. & A.M. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FERN, JOSEPH JAMES, mayor, Honolulu, T.H.; born at Kohala, Hawaii, Sept. 25, 1872; son of James and Kaipo Fern; self taught; married present wife, Emma Silver, in Honolulu, August, 1910; fourteen children by two previous wives, first (Julia Natua) Julia and James; second (Sheba Alapai) Joseph J., Jr., Mary K., Nancy, George, Kaipo, Elizabeth, Marion, Mary, Keo, Santa Clara, Henry, Esta.  Started to work for Union Mill Plantation, Kohala, as luna, 1885; came to Honolulu with Tramway Co., 1892; shipping master Wilder Steamship Co., 1894, going to Inter-Island S.N. Co. in like capacity when they consolidated; elected supervisor county of Oahu, 1907; elected mayor of city and county of Honolulu, 1909, 1911 and 1913; city and county jailer, 1913; elected mayor of Honolulu 1917. Member of Kamehameha Lodge, Foresters, Phoenix, Kauikeaouli, Hawaiian Relief and Saving Society. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FERNANDES, FRANK FLORENCIO, insurance clerk and notary public, Honolulu; born Nov. 7, 1878, at Calheta, Island of Madeira; son of Manuel and Maria (Ferreira) Fernandes; married Lily Josephine Kahikoululei Hutchison, March 24, 1904, in Honolulu; three children: Leonor Hazel Imilani, Rosamond Kahi-ko-ululei, and Ernest Hutchison. Educated, Royal School, Honolulu, 1887 to 1896; entered employ of Senator Cecil Brown as law clerk 1897, and has been continuously in employ of Cecil Brown and H.M. von Holt, in capacity of law, fire insurance and real estate clerk since. Member of Commission for the adjudication and payment of claims for property destroyed by order of the Board of Health of Honolulu during yellow fever preventive campaign in 1911-12; served as delegate to County and Territorial Republican Conventions four terms; county committeeman during two campaigns and Territorial central committeeman once; interested in botany, and is authority on tropical plants and orchids. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FIDDES, JAMES HALL, accountant, Honolulu, T.H.; born in Aberdeen, Scotland, March 22, 1877; son of James and Jane (Hall) Fiddes; educated at Robert Gordon’s College, Aberdeen, Scotland; married Mary A. Titcomb in Honolulu, January 30, 1902; no children. On graduating from Commercial School of said College was cashier and bookkeeper, Dunn and Craigen, Advocates, Aberdeen, 1893 to 1899; came to Hawaii early 1899; bookkeeper Pacific Hardware Co., Honolulu, from 1899 to 1906; chief accountant, B.F. Dillingham Co. and the Oahu R. & L. Co., Honolulu, from 1906-17; secretary and treasurer, Young Brothers, Ltd., Honolulu, since 1913. Was foreman Territorial Grand Jury, 1915. Past president Waialae, Kaimuki and Palolo Imp. Club; past president Haw. Assn. Football League; past chief Honolulu Scotish Thistle Club; was for ten years secretary Honolulu Cricket Club; exalted ruler Honolulu Lodge No. 616, B.P.O.E., captain general Honolulu Comdry. No. 1, Knights Templar; trustee, Harmony Lodge No. 3, I.O.O.F.; charter member Oahu Country Club; Hawn. Lodge No. 21, F. & A.M.; St. George’s Chapter No. 21, Aberdeen; Harmony Lodge No. 3, I.O.O.F.; Polynesia Encampment No. 1, I.O.O.F. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FIELD, HARRY GOODING, Fellow, Associated Accountants and Statisticians, Honolulu; born in Plymouth, England, Nov. 18, 1866; son of W.G. Gooding and Edith (May) Field; educated at King’s College, London; University of London, England; Columbia University, New York City; married Nella Josephine Garnett in New York City, 1903; spent three years on Panama Canal Zone during period of organization with Panama Canal Commission as chief accountant and supervisor of accounts, departments of engineering and construction and labor, quarters and subsistence; after post graduate studies in law and economics at Columbia University specialized in corporation and cost accounting; member of Field, Hardy & Co., efficiency engineers; retained as Financial Expert and Investigator for Territory of Hawaii, Honolulu Chamber of Commerce, Hilo Board of Trade; auditor Hawaii County Investigation Commission; auditor Public Utilities Commission, 1917; Fellow Central Association of Accountants, England, and Bachelor of Laws; member Games and Fisheries Commission, Territory of Hawaii; member Rotary, Ad, Commercial, Hawaii Tuna clubs and Hawaiian Engineering Association, Light Tackle club, Catalina, Cal., and American Civic association. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FISHER, JOSEPH HENRY, business man, Honolulu; born San Francisco, Cal., Aug. 22, 1857; son of Henry E. and Julia (Dinet) Fisher; educated public schools and graduated from Heald’s Business College, San Francisco; married Nettie P. Andrew (deceased) in Honolulu, Dec. 8, 1885; one daughter, Irene (Mrs. Geo. F. Renton, Jr.). Began as clerk in brokerage houses of San Francisco; accepted position as bookkeeper with Bishop & Co. bank in Honolulu, 1900-02; appointed auditor of the Territory of Hawaii, Dec. 6, 1902-1917; re-entered stock brokerage, real estate and insurance business in association with brother, Will E. Fisher, Honolulu, Sept. 1917; has been treasurer of Mutual Investment Co., Ltd., of Honolulu since its organization, Feb. 16, 1912; was lieutenant 1st Regiment, National Guard of Cal., 1882-83; organized Honolulu Rifles, 1883; served thru various commissioned grades of National Guard of Hawaii, retiring with rank of colonel, 1899; reappointed lieutenant-colonel and paymaster general on staff of Gov. W.F. Frear, retiring in 1914. Member of Commercial, Elks, Hawaii Tuna and Ad Clubs of Honolulu. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FITTS, CHARLES TABOR, educator, Honolulu; born May 3, 1882, at Reading, Mass.; son of Edward Payson and Caroline (Tabor) Fitts; married Ada May Stephens, Aug. 3, 1910, in Brooklyn, N.Y.; two children, Charles Edward and Frank Stephens; descendant of Robert Fitts, of England, who settled in Plymouth Colony, Mass., about 1650, descendant of Daniel Webster; prepared for college at Mansfield, Mass., high school, and graduated from Amherst with degree of A.B., 1904; vice-principal Hackettstown, N.J., high school, 1904-05; teacher of latin Oahu College, 1905-07; principal, Punahou Preparatory School since 1907. Member Theta Delta Chi fraternity. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FLEMING, JOHN LUNDIE, broker, Honolulu; born in Scotland, June 26, 1876; son of James Wilson and Effie (Lundie) Fleming; educated public schools and Punahou school, Honolulu; married M. Adele Morgan of Honolulu, Sept. 2, 1908; two children, Margaret Effie and James Morgan. Began in different capacities on the Paia plantation, Maui, 1894-1899; entered employ Alexander & Baldwin, Ltd., Honolulu, serving in various capacities, 1899-1910; associated with the late James F. Morgan (father-in-law), 1911 and on his death in 1912 formed the brokerage corporation, James F. Morgan Co., Ltd., Honolulu, with A.H. Rice; now president Jas. F. Morgan Co., Ltd. Is treasurer and director San Carlos Milling Co., Ltd.; secretary-treasurer and director Hawaiian Sumatra Plantation, Ltd.; director Selama-Dindings Plantation, Ltd. President Honolulu Stock and Bond Exchange, 1916, and part 1917; was a member of the Citizens’ Guard, 1897; Republican. Member Chamber of Commerce of Honolulu, Pacific Club (treasurer and member board of governors), Country Club (charter member), Hawaiian Historical Society, Honolulu Polo and Racing Assn., Kawainui Club. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FORBES, CHARLES ROBERT, civil engineer, Honolulu; born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Feb. 14, 1877; son of Charles Robert Murray and Christina Fordyce (Nicoll) Forbes; educated at Cooper Institute and Columbia University; married Kate Marcia McGoggy in Minneapolis, Minn., August 14, 1909; two children, Mildred Florence and Marcia Evelyn. Superintendent of Construction, Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, 1899-1902; Chief Engineer, Mendell Construction Co., 1902-04; Engineering and Signal Service, U.S.A., 1904-07; Consulting Engineer, 1907-10; Supt. and Mgr., Hurley-Mason Co., Portland, Ore., 1910-12; Supt. of Construction and Engineer U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H., 1912-15; Supt. of  Public Works, Territory of Hawaii since 1915; chairman, Board of Harbor Commissioners; Chairman Public Utilities Commission; Chairman Oahu Loan Fund Commission; member Hawaii and Maui Loan Fund Commission; member Honolulu Water Commission; member Board of Disposal; Chairman Reclamation Committee; member Oahu Road Commission; Captain Engineers, N.G.H.; Major, U.S.R. Signal Corps, active service, 1917. Has written articles on Water Filtration and Purification, Franchises of Public Service Corporations, Prison Reform, and Municipal Government. Member A.F. & A.M., No. 409, Honolulu; 32nd Degree Mason, Scottish Rite Bodies; Knight Templar; Aloha Temple, Mystic Shrine; Commercial, Rotary, Ad and University Clubs; Hawaiian Society of Engineers; Chiefs of Hawaii; Geographical Society; Municipal Research Club and Masonic Club of San Francisco. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FORBES, WILLIAM JOSEPH, bookkeeper and notary public, Honolulu; born Oct. 8, 1866; son of Rev. Anderson O. and Maria J. (Chamberlain) Forbes; married Kate D. Watson at Paia, Maui (Hawaii), June 27, 1901; five children: Theodore Watson, Frederick Blatchford, Marion Chamberlain, Frances Alicia, Katherine Wilhelmina. Educated, Oahu College (Honolulu), graduated, 1888. Began career in law office of William O. Smith (Honolulu), 1889-1910; since 1910 with J.B. Atherton Estate, Ltd. For 12 years (1889-1901) associated with mother in management Lunalilo Home (Honolulu). Charter member Society Sons of American Revolution, treasurer for ten years. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FORD, ALEXANDER HUME, editor, Honolulu; born April 3, 1868, in Florence, S.C.; son of Frederick Withrop and Mary Mazic (Hume) Ford, descendant of Frederick Ford of London who settled in Carolina about 1668 with Royal Charter from King James II to a large tract of land, arriving in Charleston with shipload of white servants. Father was a large rice planter and owner of a thousand slaves at time of Civil War. Educated, Charleston (S.C.) High School and Porter University. Began professional career with Charleston News and Courier, 1885; associated with Patrick and John C. Calhoun, Wall Street, N.Y., 1886; wrote and produced plays in New York 1893 and 1900-02; with New York dailies 1891-93; Chicago Daily News 1894-1895; editor Irrigation Age and Homeseekers’ Journal, Chicago; made tours of world beginning in 1899, for leading American and English magazines; located in Honolulu 1907, publisher Mid-Pacific magazine and organized the Pan-Pacific movement. Has made a scientific study of races bordering on Pacific, through branches of Pan-Pacific Union. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FOSTER, WILLIAM ROBSON, harbor master, Honolulu; born March 5, 1868, in Liverpool, England; son of Thomas Yates and Ellen (Appleton) Foster; married Christine Maud Stevenson in Honolulu, Dec. 24, 1899; one child, Herbert Robson. Educated, Mount Pleasanton Institute, Liverpool, England. Followed the sea from 1879 to 1898 in all capacities, from boy to master. Left R.M.I. Monowai in Honolulu, 1898; appointed Harbor Master, October 1, 1911. Member Harmony Lodge, No. 3, I.O.O.F. (Honolulu), chairman Board of Trustees; member Healani Boat Club. Naturalized American citizen in San Francisco, 1892. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FRANKLIN, CORNELL SIDNEY, lawyer, Honolulu; born at Columbus, Lowndes Co., Miss., April 1, 1892; son of Cornell Samuel and Mary Wyckoff (Taylor) Franklin; great-grandson of Governor Taylor of South Carolina and great-great-grandson of Col. Thomas Taylor who served with distinction under Sumter. Educated, Franklin Academy, Columbus, Miss., 1909, University of Mississippi, B.A. 1913, and LL.B. 1914; began the practice of law in Honolulu Oct., 1914; appointed Deputy Attorney General, Territory of Hawaii, 1917. Is a Democrat and a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FRAZIER, CHARLES RUSSELL, manager of the Charles R. Frazier Co., general advertising, Honolulu; born March 24, 1879, at Blue Lake, Humboldt Co., Cal.; son of Albert Anderson and Elizabeth (Clark) Frazier; married Fannie Letitia Osborn in Honolulu, Sept. 30, 1903; four children: Elizabeth, Charles Russell, Jr., Thomas Osborn, Richard Maurice. Educated, grammar schools and Aydelotte’s Business College, Oakland, Cal. Began business career with Bergstrom Music Co., Ltd., Honolulu 1898-1900; established advertising agency in Honolulu 1900; pioneer in general advertising in the Territory of Hawaii. Captain of Infantry, National Guard of Hawaii; member Officers’ Reserve Corps, N.G.H., since Jan., 1917. Member Shrine; Honolulu Lodge No. 616, B.P.O.E.; Commercial, Oahu Country and Honolulu Ad Clubs, being one of the organizers and first vice-president of latter organization. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FREEMAN, WILLIAM KELLEN, master mariner, Honolulu; born at True, Cape Cod, Mass., December 29, 1853; son of John and Eliza (Godfrey) Freeman; educated in schools of Rockland, Maine; married Emily Toomey, in Honolulu; went to sea 1867, coasting from Rockland, Maine, to Boston and New York; deep water sailing, 1872; U.S. lighthouse service, New Orleans, 1872; made four voyages around the world, settling in Hawaii, 1882; mate of James Makee, 1882; Captain in service of Inter-Island S.N. Co., since 1883, present ship being Flagship “Mauna Kea.”  Member I.O.O.F. and B.P.O.E. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

FRENCH, GEORGE K., lawyer, Honolulu; born Washington D.C., June 18, 1867; son of Edmund F. and Margaret B. French; educated common schools, Washington D.C. University of Georgetown, 1883-5; instructor in Latin, Greek and French, and director physical culture, Shortlidge’s prep. school, Media, Pa., 1885-6; University of Georgetown, law dept., LL.B. 1889; married Stella Myddleton-Short of Putney-on-Thames, London, Eng., June 4, 1903. Admitted to Sup. Court Dist. of Col., May 1889; to U.S. Sup. Court, May, 1892; official French translator International Marine Conference under auspices of Dept. of State, Washington, D.C. 1889; junior member law firm of which Benjamin F. Butler was head 1891-93; prosecuting attorney Dist. of Col. during same period; geographical work in Ashanti, Dahomey, Liberia, Sierra Leone and French Senegal, 1895-7; accompanied Major Armitage’s column to Sokolo, in the Great Bend region of the Niger; served in British army under Sir Francis Scott, as chief of scouts attached to native levies organized and commanded by Major Robert S.S. Baden-Powell, in the fifth Ashanti campaign; returned to America, lectured and published results of travel and research, 1897; practiced in San Francisco with D.M. Delmas, 1897-9, and delivered course of eighteen lectures on African ethnology at Cal. Academy of Sciences; accompanied North Alaska expeditionary force, under Col. P.H. Ray, 8th U.S. Infantry, as chief of scouts, leaving San Francisco, June, 1899, wintering at Fort Egbert, America’s “farthest north” military station; explored and mapped that section of Alaska and aided in maintaining law and order on Yukon before courts were established. Made foot trip from Fort Egbert, on Arctic Circle, to Valdez, on Prince William Sound, 1902, with one companion, distance of 490 miles, through unexplored country; left Alaska, 1903, and located at Nogales, Ariz., on Mexican border, and resumed practice of law and founded daily newspaper, giving that part of Arizona its first A.P. news service; member of Arizona delegation to Washington D.C., 1905-6; successfully opposing administration’s measure for joint-statehood with New Mexico; owned and operated Cochran copper mine, Ray Dist., Arizona, 1909-14; located in Honolulu, May 1915, with Thompson and Cathcart, and practiced alone since Dec., 1916. Elected, 1899, Fellow of Royal Geographical Society. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GAGE, CHESTER BRITTON, sales engineer, Honolulu, T.H.; born New York City, Feb. 5, 1886; son of Jas. and Mary C. (Hill) Gage; educated public schools and studied engineering at various night schools and with private tutor; married Estella Barnes in Honolulu, April 28, 1914. Assistant to John G. Van Horne, C.E., on surveys, New York City, and on construction work, including first New York subway, 1901-04; exploration work on Florida Keys, Everglades and in Gulf of Mexico in connection with proposed Florida East Coast Railway, 1904-05; railroad surveys in Georgia, Alabama and N. Carolina, 1906; went to Porto Rico to make railroad surveys for American Tobacco Co., later going to St. Thomas, D.W.I., France and England, 1906-07; railroad construction work in coal mines, Tennessee, and on St. Louis Southwestern Ry. In Texas, 1907; construction work on Ferrocarril Interoceanico (Interoceanic Ry.), Southern Mexico, 1908; railroad construction work for Argentine Northeastern Ry., 1200 miles inland on Paraguay and Brazilian frontiers, 1909-10; while in South America was temporarily drafted into Argentine army, worked short time for New Haven R.R.; entered employ of Gregg Co., mfrs. of plantation railway materials, 1911, to take charge of Central American sales; came to Hawaii instead as branch manager, 1912; was made Asst. Genl. Sales Mgr. of concern, 1916, at headquarters; entered employ of Magor Car Corp. of New York as Orient and Hawaii representative, 1917. Member of Chamber of Commerce, Commercial Club, Hawaiian Engineering Assn., Ad and Rotary Clubs and Y.M.C.A. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GALT, JOHN RANDOLPH, financier, Honolulu; born June 5, 1867, at Newburg, N.Y.; son of John and Evelyn (Roberts) Galt; married Agnes Carter in Honolulu, May 17, 1892; two children, John and Carter. Educated in public schools and Siglar’s Preparatory School (Newburg), Yale University (Academic) graduated 1889. Began business career with Galt Bros. & Co., Seattle, Washington, 1890; correspondent with Pope Manufacturing Co., Hartford, Connecticut, 1896-1899; became secretary 1899; manager and treasurer Hawaiian Trust Co., Honolulu, 1903; director C. Brewer & Co., Ltd., and Alexander & Baldwin, Ltd.; was Hawaiian Consul at Seattle, Wash., 1893-96; is president Palama Settlement, Honolulu; president Associated Charities of Hawaii; member Yale Club (New York), University Club (New York), Graduate Club (New Haven, Ct. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GARTLEY, ALONZO, vice-president and director C. Brewer & Co., Ltd., Honolulu; born Oct. 14, 1869, at Cedar Falls, Iowa; son of Robert and Jennie M. (Floyd) Gartley; married Ada Jones, daughter of P.C. Jones (Honolulu) in Boston, Mass., June 12, 1894; children, Eleanor, Ruth, Richard Hall, Alonzo Jr. Educated at United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, graduate 1890, and followed that calling for two years on the U.S.S. Charleston at San Francisco and Pensacola, commanded Pennsylvania Naval Reserve 1897 to 1900, became associated with Cramp Shipyard, Philadelphia, in 1892; commissioned Lieutenant U.S. Navy during Spanish-American war (1898); commanded converted yachts, U.S.S. Aileen and Sylph; was gas engineer with United Gas Improvement Co. of Philadelphia, 1892-1900; located in Hawaii in 1900 as manager Hawaiian Electric Co., 1900-1910; consulting engineer and director C. Brewer & Co., since 1910; 1908, member first Conservation Convention to Washington from Hawaii. Has creditably filled a number of public positions in Hawaii. Member Commercial, University, Country and Pacific clubs, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Electrical Engineers, American Gas Institute, University Club (Philadelphia). [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GASPAR, LUIZ RODRIGUES, physician, Honolulu, T.H.; born in Madeira, Portugal, April 16, 1874; son of Luiz Rodrigues and Maria Amelia (Pestana) Gaspar; educated at Madeira Medical School and Brussels University, Belgium, 1897; married Maria Isabel Rodrigues in Madeira, July 17, 1902; one child, Luiz Alfredo Gaspar. Practiced medicine at Funchal, Madeira, 1897-1907; made a trip to Hawaii, 1907; traveled through Europe, 1908, resuming practice in Madeira; came to Hawaii in 1909 with family as ship’s surgeon of S.S. Willesden; has practiced medicine in Honolulu since. Was acting consul for Portugal in Honolulu, 1914. Member Eagles, Lusitana Society, Sao Martinho Society and A’Patria Society, all of Honolulu. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GAYNOR, WILLIAM FRANCIS, insurance, Honolulu, T.H.; born in Lexington, Ky., Feb. 28,1885; son of Thomas Francis and Joanna (Josephine) Gaynor; educated public schools of Brooklyn and New York city; married May Thomas in Honolulu, Oct. 8, 1913; two children, Mary Josephine and William Thomas. Connected with home office of National Surety Co., New York, 1903-11; insurance department, Hawaiian Trust Co., Honolulu, 1911-15; with insurance department, B.F. Dillingham Co., since 1915. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GEDGE, NORMAN EDWARD, second vice-president and assistant manager Inter-Island S.N. Co., Honolulu; born in San Francisco, Cal., Aug. 2, 1864; son of George and Isabella (McCulloch) Gedge; grandson of Admiral John Gedge of British Navy; educated in the public schools of San Francisco; married Helen Caroline Smith in Honolulu, five children, Vernon M., Faxon B., Emily E., Norman E., Jr., and G. Donald. Entered employ of Inter-Island S.N. Co., May 1, 1883; became secretary 1896; treasurer and secretary 1899; treasurer, secretary and assistant manager 1916; 2nd vice-president and assistant manager 1917; 1st vice-president Chamber of Commerce, 1917. Captain O.R.C., U.S. Army, Quartermaster’s Department. Member of Pacific and Commercial Clubs. Past Master Honorary, Hawaiian Lodge, No. 21, F. & A.M.; Past Commander-In-Chief Honolulu Consistory A. & A.S.R.; Past High Chief Honolulu Chapter R.A.M.; Past Eminent Commander Honolulu Commandery K.T.; 33 Honorary and Deputy of the Supreme Council for Hawaii. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GIBSON, THOMAS HERBERT, educator, Honolulu; born March 29, 1856, at Russell, Canada; son of John and Marianne (Kelley) Gibson; married Sept. 25, 1885, Ada Taner, at Lihue, Kauai; three children, Francis De Witt, Murial Letitia, and Juliet Agnes; descendant of John Gibson of Castle Blaney, Ireland; educated in public schools of Ontario, Canada, Metcalf High School, Trinity College of Toronto, and Cooper Medical College, San Francisco. Began teaching in Upper Canada College and was connected with following institutions: principal of Comanche, San Andreas and Turlock schools, California, 1870-82, Waimea school, Kauai, 1884-97, deputy inspector general of schools 1897, traveling normal instructor 1898 to 1900, inspector general 1900-01, superintendent Boys’ Industrial School 1901-10, inspector general 1910-13, superintendent of public instruction 1913-14, principal Liliuokalani school, 1915, to date; chairman board of election at Waimea, 1887 to 1897; captain Citizens’ Guard, Waimea, 1895-97; member of Honolulu Lodge, F. & A.M., Honolulu Chapter, No. 1, R.A.M., Hawaiian Historical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Honolulu Ad Club. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GIFFARD, HAROLD BRICKWOOD, stock and bond broker, Honolulu; born October 27, 1884, in Honolulu; son of Walter M. and Mattie Peter (Brickwood) Giffard; educated at Oahu College, Honolulu; married Julia Mills Damon at Honolulu, November 28, 1908; one child, Walter Damon Giffard. Entered real estate department of Henry Waterhouse Trust Co., in 1905, soon afterward taking charge of brokerage department; in 1910 entered into partnership with W.P. Roth doing general brokerage business under firm name of Giffard & Roth. In 1915 joined with H.R. Macfarlane, the firm doing business as Giffard & Macfarlane. Served as vice-president and president of Honolulu Stock and Bond Exchange. Member Pacific, Commercial and Oahu Country Clubs and is a Mason. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GIFFARD, WALTER LE MONTAIS, retired capitalist, Honolulu; born May 27, 1856, Island of Jersey, Great Britain; son of John and Elizabeth (Bisson) Giffard; descendant of John Giffard, Island of Jersey, G.B., born 1475; married Martha Petre Brickwood of Honolulu, June 30, 1881; three children, Walter Dudoit (by former marriage), Jane and Harold B., educated in Island of Jersey; began career with Sir John Coode, C.E., Island of Jersey, as assistant cashier; came to Honolulu, Oct. 24, 1875, as assistant bookkeeper for John T. Waterhouse; Jan. 1877 to 1909 connected with William G. Irwin & Co., first as cashier until the company incorporated then as secretary and treasurer, later vice-president and manager of that corporation also officer and director of twelve corporations for which Wm. G. Irwin & Co. were agents until its dissolution. During monarchy was acting Chancellor of French Legation, three years; acting French Commissioner and Consul General, one year; acting Commissioner and Consul General for Portugal, three months; member of Privy Council at time of overthrow of monarchy; 1903-1907 chairman of Hawaiian Sugar Planters Experimental Station committee; served as co-trustee with W.G. Irwin representing W.G. Irwin & Co., (until its dissolution) on the Board of Trustees of the Hawaiian Sugar Planters’ Association; 1903 organized the Entomological division of the H.S.P.A. experimental station and the Board of Agriculture; 1903-1917 served as Commissioner, and three times President of Board of Agriculture and Forestry since its organization 1903; member Hawaiian Entomological Society serving as one of its organizers 1905, and as President 1908; served as Secretary and Treasurer Kapiolani Park Association, later as a commissioner of Kapiolani Park under the Territory; enthusiast in Horticulture and Forestry; member of Pacific and Oahu County Clubs, Hawaiian Lodge, No. 21, F. & A.M., (treasurer 1886-1898); member and served as President, 1906-7, Honolulu Chamber of Commerce; Shriner; Fellow Entomological Society of London, Fellow American Assn. for the Advancement of Science, member American Association of Economic Entomologists, member Entomological Society of America, member Hawaiian Sugar Planters’ Association. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GIGNOUX, ALEXIS J., merchant, Honolulu; born July 22, 1876, at St. Louis, Mo.; son of Alexis and Harriet (Lawlor) Gignoux; married Jeanette A. Pierce, Feb. 10, 1904, in Honolulu, one child, Alexa Jeane; grandfather was Claude Gignoux, of France, who settled in New York; educated in private schools of St. Louis, St. Louis University, and St. Louis College of Pharmacy; entered pharmaceutical profession in St. Louis, 1892; vice-president Benson-Smith & Co., Ltd., of Honolulu, 1902-14, manager Hollister Drug Co., since 1914; president Merchants’ Association of Honolulu, 1914; member Pharmacy Board and Public Utilities Commission; member Honolulu Commercial Club. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GOO KIM FOOK, merchant, Honolulu, T.H.; born near Canton, China; came to Honolulu in 1876 and was employed in a store in Honolulu as collector and soon afterward acquired an interest in the business; was in the mercantile business on Kauai for some time; in 1894 returned to China remaining there for three years; on returning to Honolulu was engaged in various capacities and in 1899 established the Kong Sang Yuen store which has since gone out of business. Is vice-president and trustee of the United Chinese Societies; vice-chairman of the Chinese Merchants’ Association of Honolulu; is largely interested in philanthropic and educational movements and is treasurer of the Wah Mun School (a Chinese educational institution). Has two sons, Goo Wah Choy and Goo Wah Bin. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GOODALE, WILLIAM W., plantation manager, Waialua, Oahu, T.H.; born in Honolulu, July 19, 1857; son of Warren and Ellen Rebecca (Whitmore) Goodale; educated at Marlborough, Mass., in public and high schools; married Emma March Whitney in Honolulu, October 7, 1884; two children, Catherine Warren and Holbrook March. Began in various capacities on the sugar plantation of the Hawaiian Agricultural Co. at Pahala, Hawaii, June, 1878; manager Onomea Plantation, 1884-1898, and was instrumental in the consolidation of the Onomea, Papaikou and Paukaa plantations into the present Onomea Sugar Co. Ltd.; manager Waialua Sugar Plantation, Waialua, Oahu, since 1898. Took an active part in the construction of the Wahiawa dam, having been identified with the Wahiawa Water Co. Ltd.; since 1901. Charter member of Kilauea Lodge, F. & A.M., Hilo; member Pacific Club since 1894; member of Oahu Country Club and Social Science Assn. of Honolulu. Is a Knight Templar and Odd Fellow. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GOODHUE, EDWARD SOLON, physician, author, Honolulu; born Athabaskaville, P.Q., Canada, Sept. 29, 1861; son of James and Mariam (Emerson) Goodhue; education: St. Francis College (McGill Univ.), East Farnhow High School, Rush Medical College, Chicago, M.D. 1892; hon. A.M. 1910; hon. LL.D. 1912; married Lulu Mae Rosser, Chicago, May 25, 1889; son and daughter, Marion S., Dorothy M. Practiced at Riverside, Cal., 1892-95; appointed gov’t physician Hawaii, 1895; medical superintendent Koloa Government Hospital; attending surgeon Malulani and Eleele hospitals; delegate International Congress on Inebriety, London, 1909; appointed by President Taft delegate to International Congress on Leprosy, Norway, 1909, and as special representative of Hawaii, by governor, same congress; delegate Medico-Legal Congress, Brussels, 1909; was acting assistant surgeon U.S. Public Health and Marine Hospital Service, 1900-4. Author of “Verses from the Valley,” 1887; “Out of the Pigeon Holes,” 1899; “Beneath Hawaiian Palms and Stars,” 1900; “Hawaii First,” 1902; “Within Hawaiian Reefs,” 1907; “Songs of the Western Sea,” 1911; “The Adequate Care and Punishment of Defectives and the Insane,” first and second editions, 1913; “About the Climate of Hawaii,” 1914; also many articles on scientific and medical subjects. Member American Medical Assn., Hawaiian Medical society, Hawaiian Historical society, Authors’ club (London), Medico-Legal Society of New York, Aerial League of America, National Security League, International Longfellow society, Masonic order; consul for Hawaii, Lincoln Highway association, 1912-1917; American Association for Advancement of Science. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GRACE, HOWARD LIONEL, attorney at law, Honolulu; born April 18, 1893, in Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands; son of John and Sarah Jane (Gillogley) Grace; received education at St. Louis College, Honolulu, graduate 1910 Creighton University, Omaha, Neb., and Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., degree LL.B. 1915. Admitted to the bar of the Territory of Hawaii, October, 1915; associated with R.W. Breckons, lawyer, since that date. Appointed Referee in Bankruptcy Court, August 20, 1916. Member of Oahu Country, University, Myrtle Boat and Outrigger Canoe Clubs of Honolulu, and Bar Association of Hawaii. Republican. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GRACE, JOHN S., purchasing agent B.F. Dillingham Co.; born Honolulu March 14, 1886; son of John C. and Sarah Jane (Gillogley) Grace; educated at St. Louis College, Honolulu. Entered employ of McBryde Plantation as assistant bookkeeper in 1903; was assistant bookkeeper for Olaa Plantation 1907-10; became purchasing agent for B.F. Dillingham Co. in 1910. Has had management of all polo tournaments since 1910; also managed racing meets for 1916-17. Member B.P.O.E. and Hawaii Polo & Racing Club. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GRIFFITHS, ARTHUR FLOYD, educator, Honolulu; born Sept. 16, 1878, at Richville, N.Y.; son of Thomas Philip and Mary (Davies) Griffiths; descendant of Ebenezer Griffiths of Wales, who came to Richville, N.Y., in 1855; educated Richville Union school, St. Lawrence University, Ph.B., 1897, and A.M., 1899; Harvard University, A.B., 1899; principal Richville Union school, 1897-98; principal Shepard evening school, Cambridge, Mass., 1898-99; master St. George’s school, Newport, R.I., 1899-02; married Helen Alsy Clemence at Worcester, Mass., June 26, 1901; one daughter, Eleanor. President Oahu College, Hawaii, since 1902. Positions formerly held: Director for Hawaii of National Education Association; chairman of committee on streets, parks and public works, and president of Honolulu Civic Federation; secretary Armstrong Memorial committee; secretary Harvard club of Hawaii; chairman Board of Industrial Schools, Territory of Hawaii. Author of “The Chinese in Hawaii,” in a series of Clark University lectures on China and the Far East; “The Japanese Race Question in Hawaii,” (a pamphlet). Member Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa, F. & A.M., University Club, National Education Assn., Harvard Teachers’ Assn., Social Science Assn. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GUILD, JOHN, secretary Alexander & Baldwin, Ltd., Honolulu; born May 11, 1869, in Edinburgh, Scotland; son of James (a merchant of Edinburgh) and Mary (Scott) Guild; married Mary Knox in West Indies, Aug. 20, 1891; four children, Dorothy, Marjorie, Douglas Scott and Winifred; educated in High School, Edinburgh, Scotland; after leaving went to join relatives interested in the cane sugar industry in the West Indies; came to Hawaii 1897, and for short time employed on Makaweli plantation; joined Alexander & Baldwin then a co-partnership (incorporated 1900), now secretary of Alexander & Baldwin, Ltd., and of all the companies they represent; has had quite a share in the development of the concern, being with it almost from its start until the present time; has been for many years director and treasurer of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Hawaii; was President “Boy Scouts”, resigning 1917, but still actively interested in Boy Scouting. Member of Pacific, Country, Commercial Clubs and Honolulu Chamber of Commerce. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GULICK, JOHN THOMAS, missionary, scientist, sociologist, Honolulu; born March 13, 1832, at Waimea, Kauai; son of Peter Johnson Gulick, who was born in Freehold, N.J., 1797, and Fanny (Thomas) Gulick; married Sept. 3, 1864, Emily De la Cour at Hong Kong, China, died 1875 without issue, remarried May 31, 1880, Frances A. Stevens, at Osaka, Japan, two children, Addison and Louise (Gulick) Whitaker, four grandchildren; descendant of Hendrick Gulick who came from Holland, 1653, and settled in New York; received early education at Punahou and in preparatory department New York University, graduated from Williams College 1859, and studied at Union Theological Seminary 1859-61, received degree of Ph.D. from Adelbert College of Western Reserve University, 1889, and Sc.D. from Oberlin College 1905; missionary of the American Board in China from 1864 to 1875, and in Japan from 1875 to 1899; from 1900 until 1905 resided in Oberlin, Ohio, and there completed scientific publications; a deep student of evolution and the intimate friend of Darwin, Romanes and other leaders in this field; author of “Evolution, Racial and Habitudinal,” published 1905 by the Carnegie Institute, one of the standard works on this subject; been a wide contributor to scientific journals, but for the past twenty years his chief interest has been in social problems and the solution of the same by the cooperation of workers, and the world-wide federation of nations. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GULICK, ORRAMEL HINCKLEY, missionary of the gospel, Honolulu; born in Honolulu, Kingdom of Hawaii, October 7, 1830, son of Peter Johnson and Fanny Hinckley (Thomas) Gulick; married Ann Eliza Clark in Honolulu, May 19, 1855. Educated at Punahou School, Honolulu, and embarked on business career with Alvah Kittredge Clark in Honolulu about 1850; followed the sea, 1855 for several years, running schooners among islands of Hawaiian group; 1857 officer of first Morning Star, visited Marquesas and Micronesia and Tahiti; ordained in 1862 and settled as missionary pastor at Kau, Hawaii, at Waialua, Oahu, in 1865 to conduct boarding school for Hawaiian girls until 1870; appointed missionary to Japan by American Board of Missions, completing 22 years missionary service in that country in 1893; in missionary field work of Hawaiian Board of Missions in Territory of Hawaii since 1894. Clerk of House of Representatives, under monarchy, 1850-60. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

GURREY, ALFRED RICHARD, art dealer, Honolulu; born in Kansas, Dec. 21, 1874; son of Alfred Richard and Margaret (McSherry) Gurrey; educated University of California, 1908; married Caroline Haskins, daughter of Charles Dudley Haskins of Oakland, Cal., in Honolulu, June 11, 1904; two children, Gwendolyn and Richard. Civil and mining engineering, seven years California, four and a half years Honolulu; established Gurrey’s, Ltd., Honolulu, art crafts shop, 1903. Member of University club of Honolulu. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HAGENS, J. F. CARL, merchant, Honolulu; born May 16, 1870, in Bremen, Germany, son of D.A. and Agnes (Pflueger) Hagens; married Eliza K. Hugo, at Honolulu, July 15, 1895; no issue; arrived at Honolulu February 23, 1887, on the bark C.R. Bishop, and commenced business career as sugar house clerk at Lihue Plantation, being connected with several plantations until 1894, 1894 to 1902 bookkeeper Pacific Guano and Fertilizer Co., and manager of that concern 1902 to 1913, vice-president H. Hackfeld & Co., January 1, 1914, to date; member Pacific, Oahu Country, and Commercial clubs, Honolulu, and Bohemian and Olympic clubs of San Francisco. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HALL, WILLIAM GARVIE, engineer, Honolulu; born March 3, 1874, at Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada; son of Thomas and Cathrine (McRae) Hall; married Alice Templeton in Honolulu, Nov. 28, 1901; three children, Donald T., Cathrine McRae, Mary Ellen; educated in public schools, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 1891. Began  career with Bath Iron Works, Bath (Maine) in 1891; settled in Honolulu in 1898 and associated with Catton, Neill & Co., until 1916, first as machinist with gradual advancement until the presidency and management was reached prior to retirement; became assistant manager Honolulu Iron Works in July, 1916, and manager January 1, 1917. Member of Pacific, Commercial and Outrigger Clubs; Chamber of Commerce; American Society of Mechanical Engineers. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HALSEY, RICHARD LENOX, Inspector U.S. Immigration Service and attorney at law, Honolulu; born Aug. 5, 1856, at Ithaca, N.Y.; son of Wm. and Eliza (Gosman) Halsey; married Stella Duffield Nov. 29, 1883, in Chicago, Ill.; three children: Stella D., Richard L. (deceased), and Chas. Abbott; descendant of Thomas Halsey, of London, Eng., who came to Lynn, Mass., in 1637, and soon after founded South Hampton, Long Island, the first English town in New York; an ancestor, Silas Halsey, was chairman of the committee of safety for South Hampton at the breaking out of the Revolution; ancestors have held state and national office from time to time; members were high Masons and played prominent parts during the anti-Masonic excitement. Educated in public schools of Ithaca, Princeton University, A.B. 1878, Columbia University, LL.B. 1880, Chicago University, B.S. 1883, University of California A.M. 1901. Practiced law in Chicago and later taught in the government schools in Japan; missionary work in Japan, minister in U.S. Baptist church; last pastorate First Baptist Church, Berkeley, Cal., 1899-1903; U.S. Immigration Service at Honolulu since 1903. Member Commercial, Ad, Princeton and University of California clubs, and Sons of the American Revolution. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HAMRICK, ANDREW MARTIN, meteorologist, U.S. Weather Bureau, Honolulu; born Aug. 30, 1883, at St. Elmo, Fayette Co., Ill.; son of Charles and Jennie (Kramer) Hamrick; descendant of Lloyd Hamrick of England, who settled near Jamestown (Va.) in 1720; married Florence E. Mylin, in Los Angeles (Cal.), June 11, 1914. Educated in public schools, St. Elmo (Ill.), Knox Co. (Ohio), and Warrensburg (Mo.); attended night school and took special courses along meteorological lines in U.S. Weather Bureau, Washington, D.C.; became associated with U.S. Weather Bureau Service in Hannibal, Mo., July, 1902-Nov., 1903; Cairo (Ill.), Dec. 1903-Apr. 1904; Taylor (Texas), July 1904-Nov. 1906; Washington (D.C.), Nov. 1906-July 1907; Mt. Weather (Va.), Aug. 1907-Oct. 1907; Washington (D.C.), Nov. 1907-Nov. 1913; Los Angeles (Cal.), Dec. 1913-Mar. 1915; Portland (Ore.), April 1915-July 1915; Honolulu (T.H.), since Aug. 1915. In charge of Weather Bureau work in Territory of Hawaii; was engaged in aerial research work at Mt. Weather Observatory (Va.), 1907, in River and Flood work, Washington (D.C.), six years; special frost investigation in Southern Cal.; in “fire-wind” forecasting problems in Pacific Northwest, 1915; author of several articles on meteorological phenomena; is editor of Hawaiian climatological bulletins, etc.; member of Masons, Y.M.C.A., Aero Club of Hawaii, Honolulu Golf Club. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HAPAI, ARCHIBALD A., county clerk, Hilo, Hawaii; born at Waiamae, Oahu, Sept. 11, 1883; son of Akong Gee and Sarah (Kaina) Hapai; educated at the Government schools, Hilo boarding school, Kamehameha school (Honolulu), Oahu College (Honolulu) commercial dept.; married Hattie K. Purdy in Hilo, Hawaii, July 14, 1907; children: Sarah L., Harriet K., Archibald I., Paul K., Ishma M., Charles L., William K. Began as clerk and stenographer, sheriff’s office, Hilo, under L.A. Andrews and J.C. Searle, 1903-05; clerk to County Attorney Charles Williams, Hawaii County, 1905-08; clerk to County Clerk John K. Kai, 1909-10; defeated in election for county clerk, 1910; clerk and stenographer, Hilo Mercantile Co., Ltd., 1910-11; asst. bookkeeper, Pahoa Lumber Mill, Puna, Hawaii, later stenographer and asst. supt., 1912-13; clerk and stenographer to Sheriff Samuel K. Pua, Hilo, 1913-15; elected county clerk, Hawaii County, 1915-1917; re-elected 1917. Member registration committee, Hawaii, 1917; member Ancient Order of Foresters, (C.R. Jan. 1916-June 1916), member of Seaside Club. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HAPAI, HENRY CHASE, Registrar of Public Accounts, Territory of Hawaii, Honolulu; born April 21, 1873, in Hilo, Kingdom of Hawaii; son of George W.A. (district magistrate at Hilo and for 36 years in the government service), and Harriet Rebecca (Sniffen) Hapai; descendant of Benjamin Henry Sniffen (English descent) who located in the Kingdom of Hawaii from Pennsylvania in 1846; married Alice Keonaona Wilson in Honolulu Nov. 14, 1908; three children, Alice Keonaona, Irene Iehu, Henry Chase, Jr. Educated in Hilo foreign school, Oahu College (Honolulu), graduated 1893. Has been in government service (formerly in Finance Dept. now Territorial Treasury) since Jan. 14, 1894; assistant clerk to 1897; bookkeeper to 1901; first with Provisional Government, then Republic of Hawaii, now Territory of Hawaii; Registrar of Public Accounts since May 1, 1901; Deputy Insurance Commissioner since July 1, 1909; ex-officio Bank Examiner since April 15, 1913; Deputy Fire Marshal since April 23, 1917. Is acting treasurer of Territory in absence of treasurer. Member Hawaiian Lodge No. 21, F. & A.M., Honolulu Lodge of Perfection No. 1, A. & A.S.R., Honolulu Consistory No. 1, Aloha Temple, A.A.O.N.M.S. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HARRISON, FREDERICK, contractor, Honolulu, T.H.; born in Snenton, Nottingham, England, November 9, 1859; son of Samuel and Sarah Ann (Parker) Harrison; public and high school education; married Emma Victoria Nott, in Honolulu, January 29, 1885; children, Mrs. Emma Victoria Payne, Mrs. Selena Margaret Gonsalves, Wilfred Ernest, Ethel, Elsie Muriel, Irene Elizabeth. Came to Hawaii 1877, engaging in erection of sugar mills, setting boilers on many plantations throughout the Islands; built first furnaces for burning wet trash; has erected many of the largest residences and business buildings in Honolulu and throughout Hawaii; was member Honolulu Rifles during the Wilcox and Gibson revolutions; was arrested and exiled from Hawaii during overthrow of Monarchy, 1895-97, as a supposed Royalist. Was assistant foreman, Pacific Hose Co. Member F. & A.M., 32nd degree, Le Progres Lodge No. 371; Past Chancellor Mystic Lodge, K. of P.; President British Club since 1914; Chairman executive, British Recruiting Commission, 1917. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HARVEY, FREDERICK ESTABROOK, civil engineer, Honolulu; born Nov. 28, 1871, in San Francisco, Cal.; son of Edward Erwin and Georgiana (Estabrook) Harvey; educated schools of San Francisco and Stanford University, C.E. 1898; married Bina Cannell in Salt Lake City, Utah, March 13, 1898; children, Ethel Georgina and Harold Frederick. Began career in mines in Utah, 1898-1899; accompanied U.S. navy survey, Guam and Midway islands, 1900; in employ of Hawaii Territorial Government, survey department, 1900-1910; Territorial Board Public Works 1910-1913; since then has been in private practice. Member Hawaiian Engineering association; Mason. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler]

HATCH, FRANCIS MARCH, lawyer (retired), Honolulu; born June 7, 1852, at Portsmouth, Rockingham, N.H.; son of Albert Reytor and Margaret Rooksby (Harris) Hatch; married Alice Hawes in San Francisco, Oct. 31, 1888; children: Harriet and Alexander Gilchrist. Educated, public schools of Portsmouth, N.H.; Bowdoin College, degree B.A. 1873; began professional career in Portsmouth in the law office of his father; commenced law practice in Honolulu in 1878 and retiring in 1911. Has been prominently identified with the civic life of Honolulu. Was diplomatic representative of the Republic of Hawaii at Washington four years prior to and at the time of annexation; was appointed a member of the Board of Supervisors, City and County of Honolulu, June, 1916, to fill a vacancy; proved himself a valuable member of the board with a keen knowledge of municipal finances. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HAYWARD, HARRY S., Honolulu; born in Pomona, California, Sept. 5, 1882; son of Frank Edward and Elizabeth (Morton) Hayward; married Lillian Hall, at Independence, Cal., April 13, 1907; one child, Nevada Elizabeth; engaged in business in San Francisco, 1903; mining in Nevada and California, 1906-08; newspaper and publishing business, Alberta, Canada, 1908; with Hawaiian Star Newspaper Association and Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Ltd. Since 1910 as superintendent; commissioner for Hawaii Boy Scouts of America, 1912-17; member of Rotary, Ad, Commercial and Honolulu Golf Clubs, No. 616, B.P.O.E., Lodge Le Progres, F. & A.M. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HEDEMANN, CHRISTIAN JACOB, mechanical engineer, Honolulu, New York and Havana, Cuba; born in Flemsborg, Denmark (now Germany), May 25, 1852; son of Christian August Ferdinand (eminent physician and ranking surgeon in the Danish army) and Caroline Amalie (Cloos) Hedemann; married Meta Marie Magdalena Nissen, Oct. 27, 1877, in Copenhagen; seven children: Ferdinand Frederick Oscar, Johannes Christian, Carl Steen Kalani, Howard, Edmund, Erling Wilhelm and Alice Henriette Sophia (Mrs. H.K. Castle). Educated in primary school, Nestved, Denmark, Herlufsholm Latin Academy, passed the examination as “first class” marine engineer, Polytechnic College in Copenhagen and served the regulation apprenticeship in a machine shop; designer in office of Burmeister & Wain, Copenhagen, 1874-78; awarded medal by Mechanic’s Guild of Copenhagen; arrived in Honolulu 1878; factory manager and engineer, Hana Plantation, Island of Maui, 1878-84; entered service of Honolulu Iron Works as draughtsman and superintendent, 1884-90; assistant manager to 1896; manager to Jan. 1, 1917; since then third vice-president and technical director Honolulu Iron Works Co. Was naturalized American citizen, 1903; appointed Consul of Denmark, 1909; decorated “Knight of Danneborg” by the King of Denmark, March, 1917. Member of American Soc. of Mech. Engrs., German Sugar Technicker’s Assn., Engrs. Club of N.Y., honorary member Hawn. Engineering Assn., Hawaiian Sugar Planters’ Assn., American Scandinavian Foundation of N.Y., Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study; Pacific Club, Country Club and Engineering Societies Club of Honolulu. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HEDEMANN, FERDINAND F., physician, Honolulu; born Nov. 2, 1879, at Hana, Maui, Hawaii; son of Christian J. and Meta (Nissen) Hedemann; married Dorothy Hartwell, June 3, 1914, in Honolulu; no issue. Educated, Punahou Preparatory School and Oahu College, Honolulu; Harvard College, graduated 1903, Columbia University, M.D. 1907, studied abroad at the University of Vienna; commenced practice in Honolulu, 1909, associated with Drs. Waterhouse, Judd and Baldwin, specialist in internal medicine and the diseases of children; member Board of Pharmacy, Board of Health Civil Service Examiners, and formerly visiting physician Queen’s and Children’s hospitals. Member University, Pacific, Oahu Country, Harvard, Hawaii Tuna, Hawaii Polo & Racing Clubs, Hawaiian Historical Society, and vice-president Hawaiian Medical Society. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HEEN, WILLIAM H., lawyer, Honolulu; born March 11, 1883, at Olowalu, Maui, Kingdom of Hawaii; son of H.A. and Mary (Meheula) Heen; married Mercy K. Akau at Hilo, Hawaii, Aug. 26, 1911; children, Dorothy and John by former wife, and William, Jr., and Curtis by present wife. Educated Iolani School (Honolulu) 1890-95; Oahu College (Honolulu) 1896-1902; University of California 1902-04; admitted to bar, Territory of Hawaii, Jan. 16, 1905. Deputy County Attorney, County of Hawaii, Dec. 1, 1909, to Oct. 31, 1915; Deputy Attorney General, Territory of Hawaii, Nov. 1, 1915-17; appointed third judge First Circuit Court, Territory of Hawaii, by President Wilson Feb. 14, 1917. President Heen Estate, Ltd. Was active in prosecution of “graft” cases, County of Hawaii, in 1913 [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HEISER, CHARLES G., JR., broker, Honolulu, T.H.; born in Chicago, Ill., January 29, 1884; son of Chas G. and Fannie Kellogg (Schmidt) Heiser; educated in public schools of Alameda, Cal.; married Cecil Margaret Watkins, in Los Gatos, Cal., September 21, 1909; one child, Barbara. On leaving school began work in office of Shaw & Douglas, mining brokers; entered employ of J. Barth & Co., stock brokers, in 1908; came to Honolulu, 1910, as Trent Trust Co.’s representative on Honolulu Stock and Bond Exchange and Treasurer and Assistant Manager of Trent Trust Co. Was member of C.A.C., N.G.H., until discharged, 1917; member Board of Governors, Commercial Club; member Country, Rotary, Ad and Outrigger Clubs; Chamber of Commerce, Y.M.C.A. and F. & A.M. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HEMENWAY, CHARLES REED, lawyer, Honolulu; born June 12, 1875, in Manchester, Bennington Co., Vt.; son of Lewis Hunt and Maria (Reed) Hemenway; married Jane Munson Colburn in Manchester Center, Vt., July 25, 1901; one child, Charles Reed, Jr. Descendant of Ralph Hemenway of Yorkshire, Eng., who settled in Roxbury, Mass., 1632-34. Educated Burr & Burton Seminary (Manchester, Vt.), Yale College, degree A.B., 1897. Began practice of law in Honolulu Sept., 1901; since June 15, 1915, associated with Alexander & Baldwin, Ltd. (Honolulu), as general counsel and member executive staff. Admitted to bar of Hawaii May 11, 1901; to United States District Court Nov. 1, 1901; United States Supreme Court Oct. 12, 1908. Attorney General of Hawaii, 1907-1910. Regent College of Hawaii since Oct. 6, 1910. Trustee Leahi Home since Jan., 1916. Member Bar Association of Hawaii (president Nov. 4, 1914-July 21, 1915); University Club (president March, 1913-March, 1914); Oahu Country Club, Social Science Association. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HENRIQUES, EDGAR, capitalist, Honolulu; born in New York City, Aug. 15, 1865; son of Dr. A.J. and Elizabeth (Cohen) Henriques; educated in the public schools of New York City; married Lucy Kalanikiekie Davis, of Honolulu, June 10, 1898; no issue. At age of twenty entered in road contracting business in New York; came to Hawaii 1896, since engaging in the buying and selling of real estate and as trustee for several estates; president Hawaiian Copra Co., Ltd., since 1907. Has been a collector of Hawaiian curios and compiler of unwritten historical facts relative to the ancient Hawaii. Member of National Geographic Society, Honolulu Chamber of Commerce, trustee Queen’s Hospital Association, trustee Chiefs of Hawaii, chairman Kamehameha Day celebration committee, and charter member of Oahu Country Club. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HERBERT, GEORGE, physician and surgeon, Honolulu; born Jan. 5, 1859, at Aleypore, India; son of Charles (General in British Army) and Sophie Geraldine Herbert; married Kate Lee Makee, daughter of Capt. James Makee (deceased), June 14, 1880, at Ulupalakua, Maui, T.H. Educated Wellington College, England; London University, College and Hospital 1884, member of Royal College of Surgeons, London and College of Physicians, Edinburgh; has practiced his profession in Hawaii since 1885; was a Government physician for a number of years; superintendent, Oahu Insane Asylum 1893-1901; chairman of the Board of Medical Examiners 1905-1916; enjoys large general practice with two associates. Member Pacific, University and Country Clubs, Honolulu Council No. 1 Chiefs of Hawaii and Hawaiian Territorial Medical Association. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HIGH, CLIFFORD BELL, dentist, Honolulu; born April 29, 1870, in Chatham, Kent County, Canada; son of Peter and Angaline (Banning) High; married Lucy Roth in Honolulu Dec. 17, 1904. Educated at Chatham Collegiate Institute, Philadelphia Dental College, graduated 1892. Occupied various positions in New York and Philadelphia in connection with profession 1892-1896; practiced dentistry in Honolulu since 1896. Member Board of Dental Examiners (holding all offices at various times), charter member B.P.O.E. No. 16 (Honolulu), Mason, Knight Templar, Shriner, member Pacific Club, one of founders and original directors Oahu County Club, Dental Society of Hawaii (holding all offices), Hawaii Polo & Racing Club. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HILL, SAMUEL THOMPSON, engineer, Honolulu, T.H.; born in Abbeville, South Carolina, August 24, 1882; son of John Livingston and Lulah (Riley) Hill; ancestors fought in every American war since the Revolution; educated at Clemson College (A. & M. of South Carolina), electrical and mechanical engineering, 1904; married Ruth Elizabeth Hilen at Auburn, Washington, July 5, 1913; one child, Ruth Carolina.  Electrical machinist, U.S. Naval Station, Port Royal, S.C., 1904-05; testing dept., Western Electric Co., Chicago, Ill., 1905; engineering dept., Western Electric Co., New York City, 1906-07; electrical engineer, Charleston Navy Yard, S. Carolina, 1908-12; master electrician Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, Oahu, T.H., 1912-13; manager, Oahu Ice & Electric Co., Honolulu, since 1914. Was Secretary, Charleston Branch, National Assn. Master Workmen of America, 1912. Enlisted N.G.H., C.A.C., 1916, private, sergeant, 1st lieut., captain, now in reserve. Member Commercial and Honolulu Ad Clubs. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HIND, ROBERT RENTON, consulting sugar house engineer, Honolulu; born December 7, 1885, at Kohala, Hawaii; son of John and Ella (Renton) Hind; ancestry comes from Newcastle-on-Tyne on paternal side and from Nova Scotia on maternal side; Robert Robson Hind, grandfather, located in Kohala in early ‘70’s and was member of House of Nobles in late ‘80’s; married Eleanor Estell Jones at San Rafael, Cal., Feb. 12, 1908; children: John Dwight, Edith Dana, Alice Renton. Educated at Mt. Tamalpais Military Academy, San Rafael Cal., and Leland Stanford University; machinist apprenticeship at Risdon Iron and Locomotive Works, San Francisco; chief engineer Hawi Mill and Plantation Co., Kohala, Hawaii, 1908-12; chief mill engineer of Ewa Plantation Co., Oahu, 1912-1915; consulting sugar house engineer, Honolulu Iron Works Co., 1915-16; appointed consulting sugar house engineer for H. Hackfeld & Co., Ltd., 1917. Made bagasse paper investigation in 1916 for four Honolulu sugar plantation agencies; author of “Heat Conservation in Cane Sugar Factories,” published, 1917. Member Pacific, Oahu Country and Commercial Clubs, Hilo Lodge, No. 759, B.P.O.E., Kilauea Lodge, No. 330, F. & A.M., American Society Mechanical Engineers, Hawaiian Chemists’ Association, Honolulu Rotary Club, Hawaiian Sugar Planters’ Association, and Honolulu Chamber of Commerce; chairman Hawaiian Engineering Association 1914-1915. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HITCHCOCK, CHARLES HENRY, geologist, Honolulu; born Aug. 23, 1836, at Amherst, Mass., son of Edward (late president Amherst College) and Orra (White) Hitchcock; married Martha Bliss Barrows (deceased), June 19, 1861, at Andover, Mass.; married Malvina Barrows Sept. 4, 1894; five children: Arthur C., Maria P., Edward W., Martha B., Aline L. Educated, Williston (Mass.) Seminary, Amherst College, 1856-59, degree A.M.; student Yale Divinity School and Andover Theological Seminary, Royal School of Mines (London), degree Ph.D., LaFayette, 1870, LL.D., Amherst, 1896. Lecturer zoology, Amherst, 1854-64, non-resident Prof. Geology and Mineralogy, LaFayette, 1866-76; Prof. geology and mineralogy, Dartmouth, 1868-1908; emeritus Prof. since 1908; assistant state geologist, Vermont, 1857-61; state geologist, Maine, 1861-62; New Hampshire, 1868-78; Prof. of geology Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1880; natural history, Williams College, 1881; lecturer geology, Mt. Holyoke College, 1870-96. Headed expedition occupying Mt. Washington, N.H., in winter 1870-71 (the first high mountain observatory in U.S.); best known as compiler of several geological maps of United States and for researches in ichnology, geology of the crystalline schists and glacial geology. Came to Hawaii first in 1883, then in 1886 and spent the year 1898-99, finally came to live in 1908, building his own house, where he now resides. Mem. Int’l Geological Congress, 1877; fellow A.A.A.S. (v.-pres. 1883-4); a founder of Geological Society of America, (v.-pres. 1896-7); American Philosophical Society; Hon. Mem. University Club (Honolulu). Author (with Edward Hitchcock) “Elementary Geology,” 1861; “Mt. Washington in Winter,” 1871; “Report on Geology of New Hampshire (3 vol.), 1873-8; state publication; Geological Map of the United States, 1881; “Hawaii and its Volcanoes, 1909; also 150 other titles in reports, pamphlets, etc., on geology. Now engaged in the study of geology of Oahu. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HITCHCOCK, DAVID HOWARD, landscape painter, Honolulu; born May 15, 1861, in Hilo, Hawaii; son of David Howard and Almeda (Widger) Hitchcock; married Hester Judd Dickson, June 16, 1898, in Honolulu, three children, Howard Harvey, Joshua Dickson and Helen; descendant of Matthias Hitchcock of Wiltshire, Eng., who settled in Boston in 1635; grandson of H.R. Hitchcock, who came to Hawaii in 1831 as a missionary and taught among the natives on Molokai. Educated Punahou Academy (Honolulu), Oberlin College, Oberlin, O.; studied art at the National Academy of Design, N.Y., and Julienne Academy, Paris; studied under Virgil Williams in San Francisco School of Art 1885-6. Has painted a number of historically correct volcano pictures for the Bishop museum, Honolulu, and many pictures of Hawaiian scenes are to be found in public and private collections in the United States, England and Germany; exhibitor in Paris salon 1893, Alaska-Yukon exposition 1907, etc. Gold medal winner; for several years president Kilohana Art League; member Salmagundi Club, New York, Oahu Country Club, University Club, Commercial Club, Chamber of Commerce, le Progres Lodge F. & A.M. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HITCHCOCK, HARVEY REXFORD, SR., rancher, Pukoo, Molokai; born in Honolulu, August 17, 1864; son of Edward Griffith and Mary Tenney (Castle) Hitchcock; grandson of H.R. Hitchcock, first missionary of Molokai; educated at Punahou School (Honolulu) and Oberlin College (Ohio); married Hannah Meyer, at Kalae, Molokai, February 18, 1891; two children, Harvey Rexford Randolph Howard, Jr., William Charles; married Eliza Hennessey, June 10, 1913; three children, Edward James, Hannah Eliza, George Keelen. Began career with what is now Onomea Sugar Co., Hawaii; in draying business, Honolulu, 1889; moved to Molokai, 1891; Deputy Sheriff, Molokai, 1893; Deputy Marshall, 1895; resumed ranching 1899. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HOBBY, WILLIAM RICHARD, civil engineer, Honolulu, T.H.; born in Iowa City, Iowa, February 24, 1880; son of Dr. C.M. and Mary L. (Parker) Hobby; educated University of Iowa, 1905; married Linnie E. Coon in Des Moines, Iowa, June 14, 1911; two children, Ruth Annis and William Mead Hobby. Entered employ of Steen & Hobby, engineers and surveyors, Las Cruces, N.M., on leaving college, 1905-06; engineer with Cuba Eastern R.R., Guantanamo, Cuba, 1906-07; engineer, Central division, Isthmian Canal Commission, 1907-14; entered employ of Department of Public Works, Territory of Hawaii, engaged in reclamation work in Hilo, 1914-16; transferred to Honolulu, 1916; has been acting superintendent of public works, Territory of Hawaii, since June, 1917; was sergeant 1st Sep. Co. Engineers, N.G.H., until discharged, 1917. Member Sojourners’ Lodge, A.F. & A.M.; Canal Zone Chapter, No. 1, R.A.M; Canal Zone Council, No. 1, R. & S.M. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HODGINS, ARTHUR GORDON, physician and surgeon, Honolulu; born Jan. 10, 1876, in Lucan, Ontario, Canada; son of William A. and Annie (Webb) Hodgins; married Elinor Porter in Denver, Colo., Nov. 3, 1911; two children, Arthur Gordon, Jr., William Porter. Educated in Lucan High School, Toronto University Medical College, M.D. 1896. Began practice in Oil Springs, Ontario, Canada, 1896-1899; removed to Honolulu, Hawaii, 1899; practicing physician and surgeon since. Member University Club, Pacific Club, Oahu Country Club, Past Potentate Mystic Shrine Aloha Temple (1912), past president Hawaiian Territorial Medical Society (1907). [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HOLLINGER, BENJAMIN, supervisor, Honolulu; born in Honolulu, April 15, 1889; son of Thomas Hollinger; educated in schools of Honolulu; married Louise Bushnell of Honolulu, September 1, 1910; children, Louise Mae and Ben, Jr. On leaving school entered the employ of the contracting firm of Lord and Belser, Honolulu, which in 1908 incorporated as Honolulu Construction and Draying Co., Ltd.; elected member Board of Supervisors for the City and County of Honolulu, 1914-17; re-elected 1917; chairman Parks, playgrounds, Schools and Public Buildings Committee; member of committee on Finance and Public Expenditures. Was instrumental in establishing the first zoo in the City of Honolulu and responsible for the first children’s playground, of which there are now many. Member of Healani Boat Club, Rotary Club, Honolulu Ad Club, Order of Chiefs of Hawaii, Elks, Young Men’s Institute, Chamber of Commerce of Honolulu, and the Order of Foresters. Takes an active interest in general sports and is one of the officials in all the big swimming matches, ball games, boat races, etc. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HOLLMANN, HARRY TRIEBNER, physician, Honolulu; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 13, 1878; son of Harry and Mary (Thomas) Hollmann; educated at Temple University, Phila., and Medico-Chirurgical College, M.D., 1898; married Amelia Duncalfe, at Richmond, Kentucky, 1900; was instructor in Pathology and Bacteriology, Medico-Chi. Coll., 1898-1906; Physician to Bureau of Health, Philadelphia, 1903-06; visiting Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Philadelphia General Hospital, 1905-06; assistant Medical Superintendent Leper Settlement, 1906-07; U.S. Leprosy Investigation Station, 1907; in charge Leprosy Investigation Station, 1917; was among first scientists to grow organism that causes leprosy; first to cultivate germ that causes disease known as “Rat Leprosy”;  has written many articles on Leprosy, published by U.S.P.H. Service; member Medical Corps Hawaii National Guard; Past District Deputy Grand Sire, I.O.O.F. for Hawaii; Past Grand, Harmony Lodge, I.O.O.F.; Past Chief Patriarch, Polynesian Encampment, I.O.O.F.; Past Worthy Patron, Lei Aloha Chapter, O.E.S.; member Aloha Temple, 32nd degree Mason. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HOLSTEIN, HENRY LINCOLN, attorney at law, Kohala; born June 14, 1865, in Honolulu, son of Herman Augustus Frederick and Nahina (Kekuni) Holstein; married Margaret K. Kahookano, at Kohala, Hawaii, Feb. 5, 1885, one daughter, Maile.  Father came from Denmark to Hawaii in 1850; educated in the English Grammar School of Wailuku, and Royal School, Honolulu; admitted to the bar, 1887 and has since practiced at Kohala, Hawaii; for past 12 years has been cane planter in addition to professional work; elected to Hawaiian senate 1896-98, member House of Representatives 1905, 1907, 1909, 1911, 1913, 1915, 1917, and Speaker of the House since 1907; chairman Republican Territorial Convention, 1902, 1904, 1910; Republican National Committeeman, 1910-12; member Kamehameha Lodge and Kaiukeaouli Lodge. Residence, Kohala, Hawaii, T.H. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HONS, FERDINAND HENRY, manager ship chandlery, Honolulu, T.H.; born in Bremerhaven, Germany, November, 28, 1879; son of George and Helene (Siebe) Hons; educated at high school, Geestemuende, Germany, 1894; married Marie H. Chillingworth in Honolulu, July 8, 1907; one child Ferdinand C. Hons. On graduating from school served three years apprenticeship in Hamburg, Germany; came to Hawaii, 1898, entering employ of Kahului Railroad Co. as station agent at Wailuku, served same company successively as timekeeper, ass’t. bookkeeper, bookkeeper, general freight and passenger agent, finally becoming manager of Kahului R.R.’s merchandise Dept.; came to Honolulu, 1909, as manager of ship chandlery department of Inter-Island Steam Nav. Co. Member Rotary and Oahu Country Clubs; Lodge Maui, A.F. & A.M., No. 984; G.L.S., Aloha Temple, K. of P.; Aloha Lodge No. 3; B.P.O.E., Lodge No. 616; on Board of Governors, Commercial Club, was Secretary, Treasurer and Auditor three years. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HOOGS, WILLIAM HENRY, contractor, Honolulu; born Nov. 2, 1861, in San Francisco, Cal.; son of William Henry and Agnes (Landers) Hoogs; married Alice Love in Honolulu, Nov. 28, 1887; eleven children: Frank, Willie, Fanny, Cyril, Alice, Stella, Lucile, James, Albert, Richard and Robert. Educated, common schools (San Francisco). Began work as contractor in San Francisco; removed to Honolulu ______ and has followed the contracting business in Hawaii since. Member of first Territorial Legislature after following the several changes from Kingdom to Provisional Government to Republic of the Hawaiian Islands. Member of Citizens Guard, quartermaster with rank of Captain. Member Knights Templar, Knights Pythias, B.P.O.E., Honolulu Lodge No. 616, Hawaiian Engineering Ass’n. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HORNER, ALBERT, agriculturist, Honolulu; born in Alameda county, Cal., Aug. 7, 1863; son of John Mears and Elizabeth (Imlay) Horner; common school education; married Florence Winter in Honolulu, Jan. 20, 1891, three sons: Albert, William Foster, John Mears. Came to Hawaiian Island with parents, 1879; engaged with father in cultivation of sugar cane at Spreckelsville, Island of Maui, until 1882, then started the Kukaiau Plantation, district of Hamakua, Island of Hawaii, engaged in different capacities on the plantation and as general manager to 1911; one of organizers, Hawaiian Canneries Co., Ltd. (organized 1913), and president and general manager since organization; inventor of number of agricultural implements for cultivation of sugar cane in general use throughout the world, including a wire rope transportation system for transporting cane from fields to mill in use on several Hawaiian plantations. Elected to Hawaiian Legislature, sessions 1890 and 1892; has held many public appointive positions of trust during the monarchial, provisional and republican governments, the latter of which being chairman Hawaiian Loan Fund Commission, disbursing $600,000 fund. Commissioned Captain Officers Reserve Corps, Quartermaster Section, U.S. Army, June 1, 1917. Member of Masonic order, B.P.O. Elks, Pacific and Country Clubs and Honolulu Chamber of Commerce. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HORNER, ROBERT, businessman, Honolulu; born at Alameda, Cal., Sept. 11, 1866; son of John Mears and Elizabeth (Imlay) Horner; father was one of the early pioneers to California during the gold rush there and one of the first agriculturists of that State, later becoming prominent in the cultivation of sugar cane in Hawaii; educated privately and in the public schools of California and Punahou School (Honolulu); married Amy Adele Blacon of Alameda, Cal., 1897. Began career in the cultivation of sugar cane with father, developing the extensive Horner ranch interests on the Island of Hawaii; became stockholder in several of the largest and successful sugar plantations in the Territory of Hawaii; removed to Honolulu in 1912 and in 1914 was elected a member of the Board of Supervisors for the City and County of Honolulu; during the term as supervisor was chairman of Police Committee, member of water and sewer committee and the playgrounds committee. Member of the Commercial Club, B.P.O. Elks and the Honolulu Ad Club. Is an enthusiast on horse-racing. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HUBER, SEBA CORMANY, lawyer, Honolulu; born Jan. 29, 1871, at Eshcol, Perry County, Pa.; son of Benjamin Grove and Naomi Jane (Cormany) Huber; married Cora A. Birdsell June 29, 1905, at Tama, Iowa; no children. Educated in public schools, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pa., degree B.S. 1892; principal Tama (Iowa) High School, 1892-93; superintendent of schools, Tama, 1893-96; member firm Willett & Huber, attorneys of Tama, 1896-1900; practiced alone 1901-1916; appointed U.S. District Attorney, Territory of Hawaii, 1916. Was Mayor of Tama (Iowa) four years; prosecuting attorney Tama County six years. Is past Chancellor Commander K. of P.; Past Worshipful Master A.F. & A.M.; member I.O.O.F. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HUGHES, JOHN ALOYSIUS, master car builder, Honolulu; born in Ireland, Oct. 25, 1860; son of William (Cal. Pioneer) and Annie (Collins) Hughes; educated common school and was taught navigation by J.P. Holland, inventor of the submarine, who then was a Christian Brother; married Katie Matthews, April, 1888, in San Francisco; four children, Wm. Charles, John Gerald, Irene Kathleen and Jerome O’Neill. Started work in 1873, as apprentice to boat and ship building; made first voyage to sea, 1879, Liverpool to Burmah; made subsequent voyages as carpenter, first, second and third officer on steam and sailing ships to East Indies, Australia, North and South America; arrived in San Francisco, 1889, quit the sea and secured position with San Francisco Bridge Co., then the largest railroad contractors on Pacific Coast; later was one of their foremen, building wharves, bridges, cars and steam shovels; engaged by Mr. Benjamin F. Dillingham for the Oahu Railway in August, 1889; has built and designed cars for the Oahu and Hilo railroads. Member Territorial Legislature, 1907; served in Citizens Guard during revolution. Trustee Palama Settlement. Member Commercial and Ad Clubs, Young Men’s Institute (Catholic society, of which one of organizers), Elks and Chiefs of Hawaii. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 

HUSTACE, FRANK, retired, Honolulu; born Aug. 25, 1862, at Makawao, Maui, Kingdom of Hawaii; son of Charles and Louise Frances (Bolles) Hustace; married Mellie Elizabeth Ward in Honolulu, Sept. 29, 1886; five children: Frank Ward, Thomas Foster, Curtis Ward, Chas. Henry, Harold Perry. Educated in Honolulu; began business career in 1877, in employ of Dickson Photo Gallery, Honolulu; became associated with C.P. Ward in draying business, 1879; purchased business in 1883 following death of Mr. Ward, was variously known as: Frank Hustace; Hustace & Robertson; Hustace, Robertson & Hitchcock; Hustace & Co.; Hustace & Co., Ltd.; Hustace-Peck Co., Ltd.; retired in June, 1916; member of Honolulu Stock Exchange 1900-1903; chief engineer Honolulu Fire Department, inaugurated paid department 1893 at overthrow of monarchy. Member 1st Co. Sharpshooters in 1895; member Mystic Lodge K. of P.; Society of Mayflower Descendants, State of New York. [Source:  "Men of Hawaii", vol 1, Edited by John William Siddell, 1917; transcribed by Kim Mohler] 


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