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Frank H. Vizetelly, F.S.A.

Associate Editor of the Standard Dictionary; author of "The Preparation of Manuscripts for the Printer," New York City.

Contributions:
LYONS, JACQUES JUDAH – American minister; son of Judah and Mary Lyons; born in Surinam, Dutch Guiana, Aug. 25, 1814; died in New York Aug. 12, 1877. He was educated in Surinam, and was minister of the Spanish and Portuguese congregation there. Neweh...
MANN, LOUIS – American actor; born in New York city 1865; son of Daniel and Caroline Mann. He began his career as an actor when but six years of age. In 1880 Mann went on tour with a small company, and subsequently was engaged by the elder...
MARKS, MARCUS M. – American merchant; born at Schenectady, N. Y., March 18, 1858. In 1877 he started a business at Passaic, N. J., and later entered the wholesale clothing firm of his father, David Marks & Sons. He has held many prominent...
MENDES – One of the oldest Sephardic families. It continued in Spain and in Spanish possessions long after 1492, the year of the general expulsion. Many members of the family and its connections undoubtedly succeeded that year in joining...
MENDOZA, DANIEL – English pugilist; born 1763 in White-chapel, London; died Sept. 3, 1836. Champion of England from 1792 to 1795, he was the founder of a distinct school of boxing which marks a period in the history of pugilism. In Miles's...
MICHELSON, ALBERT A. – American physicist; born at Strelno, in the district of Bromberg, Prussia, Dec. 19, 1852. His father, Samuel Michelson, emigrated to the United States and settled inSan Francisco, where Albert Michelson received his early...
MORTON, MARTHA – American playwright; born Oct. 10, 1865, in New York city; educated in the public schools and at the Normal College. Among her contributions to the drama may be mentioned: "Helene," played by Clara Morris; "The Refugee's...
OCHS, ADOLPH SIMON – American journalist and newspaper publisher and proprietor; born March 12, 1858, at Cincinnati; educated at the common schools of Knoxville, Tenn. From 1869 to 1873 he was employed as carrier-boy and "devil" in the office of the...
OCHS, GEORGE WASHINGTON – American journalist; born in Cincinnati Oct. 20, 1861; brother of Adolph S. Ochs; educated at the University of Tennessee. Ochs began his journalistic career as a reporter on the Chattanooga "Daily Times," of which he became...
OHOLE SHEM ASSOCIATION – Association founded in New York city Oct. 8, 1895, to promote and foster the study of Hebrew and other Semitic languages and to encourage the study of Jewish history and literature. The association was founded by Herman...
PHILLIPS, BARNET – American journalist; born in Philadelphia Nov. 9, 1828; educated at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, whence he was graduated in 1847. Shortly afterward he set out for Europe, where he continued his studies and...
PHILLIPS, MORRIS – American journalist and writer; born in London, England, May 9, 1834.Phillips received his elementary education in Cleveland, Ohio, and later continued his studies under private tutors in New York. He studied for the legal...
PULITZER, JOSEPH – American editor and journalist; born April 10, 1847, at Budapest. Hungary; educated privately. In 1863 he left his native town for the United States, which he reached in time to enlist in the Federal army as a private in a...
ROSENFELD, SYDNEY – American dramatist; born in Richmond, Va., Oct. 26, 1855; educated in the public schools of Richmond and New York.When the publication of "Puck" was decided on, Rosenfeld was appointed its editor, but he eventually turned his...
ROSENTHAL, HERMAN – American author, editor, and librarian; born at Friedrichstadt, province of Courland, Russia, Oct. 6, 1843; educated at Bauske and Jacobstadt, graduating in 1859. In this year he translated into German several of Nekrassov's...
ROSEWATER, EDWARD – American editor and newspaper proprietor; born at Bukovan, in Bohemia, in 1841. He was educated at the high school of Prague, where he remained until he attained his thirteenth year, when he emigrated to the United States and...
ROSEWATER, VICTOR – American editor and economist; born in Omaha, Neb., 1871; son of Edward Rosewater; educated in Columbia University, New York (A.M. 1892; Ph.D. 1893). Rose-water was fellow in political science at Columbia University during the...
SINGER, ISIDORE – Austrian author and editor, and originator of The Jewish Encyclopedia; born in Weisskirchen, Moravia, Nov. 10, 1859; educated in the high schools of Ungarisch-Hradisch, Kremsier, and Troppau and at the universities of Vienna...
TRAUBEL, HORACE – American editor; born at Camden, N. J., Dec. 19, 1858; educated in the public schools of his native town. In 1892 he was appointed, jointly with Richard Maurice Buckle and Thomas B. Harned, literary executor of Walt Whitman; he...
WOOLF, ALBERT EDWARD – American chemist and inventor; born in New York Sept. 26, 1846; educated in the public schools of that city and at the College of the City of New York. Among Woolf's achievements may be mentioned: the introduction of peroxid of...