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Surnames: CHA-CIS

CHADWICK, Capt. French Ensor; in command of U.S.. cruiser ‘New York,’ flagship N. Atlantic Squadron ; Chief of Staff of Rear-Admiral Sampson in the Spanish-American War.

CHALMERS Mackenzie Dalzell, M.A., C.S.I.; Assistant Parliamentary Counsel to Treasury, London; Counsel to Board of Trade; Judge of County Courts, 1884; acting Chief Justice, Gibraltar, 1893; Com-missioner of Assize, 1895; law member of the Viceroy’s Council in India; author of ‘Digest of the Law of Bills of Exchange,’ ‘ Digest of the Law of Sale,’ etc.

CHAMBERLAIN, Hon. Joshua Lawrence, A.M., LL.D. ; - Brigadier- General in the U.S. Civil War ; Governor of Maine, 1866-71 ; President of Bowdoin College, 1871-83; author of ‘Maine: Her Place in History,’ ‘American Ideals,’ etc.

CHAMBERLIN, Thomas Crowder, Ph.D., LL.D. ; Professor of Geology at Beloit, 1873-84; President of the Univ. of Wisconsin, 1887-92; Head of the Geological Department of the Univ. of Chicago; author of ‘Geology of Wisconsin’; editor of the ‘Journal of Geology’ (U.S.).

CHAMBERS,, Thomas King, M.D., F.R.C.P.; Senior Consulting Surgeon to St. Mary’s Hospital: London; author of ‘Digestion and its Derangements,’ ‘A Manual of Diet in Health and Disease,’ etc.

CHAMPLIN, John Denison; part-editor of the ‘American Cyclopaedia’; connected with the Bridge-port ‘Standard’ and ‘The Sentinel’ till 1869; author of ‘Young Folk’s History of the War for the Union,’ ‘The Chronicle of the Coach.’

CHANEY, Henry James Superintendent of the Standards Department, Board of Trade; Secretary to Royal Commission on Standards, 1867-70 ; represented Great Britain at International Conference on the Metric System, 1901 ; author of ‘Treatise on Weights and Measures.’

CHANNING, Edward, Ph.D.; Professor of History, Harvard University; author of ‘Town and County Government in the English Colonies of North America,’ ‘Narragansett Planters,’ etc.; part-author of ‘Narrative and Critical History of America.’

CHANUTE, Octave; formerly President American Society of Civil Engineers; author of ‘Kansas City Bridges,’ ‘Progress in Flying Machines,’ etc.

CHAPMAN, Alfred, M. Inst. C.E.; designer and constructor of sugar machinery.

CHAPMAN, F. ; Dunedin, N.Z.

CHAPMAN, Valentine Walbran; author of numerous articles on sugar and sugar manufacture.

CHAPPELL, William ; one of the founders of the Musical Antiquarian Society and the Percy Society; author of ‘Popular Music of the Olden Time,’ ‘History of Music’ (incomplete).

CHARLES, Rev. Robert Henry., M.A.. D.D.; Professor of Biblical Greek, Trin. Coll., Dublin; 1063 author of ‘Book of Enoch,’ Translated from the Ethiopic; edited ‘Ethiopic Text of Book of Jubilees, edited from four MSS.,’ etc. ; author of ‘The Doctrine of a Future Life,’ ‘Jowett Lectures for 1898-99.’

CHATAWAY, James Vincent, M.L.A..; formerly Secretary for Agriculture, Queensland.

CHESNEY, Brevet-Colonel Charles Corn-wallis, R.E.; Professor of Military History at Sandhurst from 1858; member of the Royal Com-mission on Military Education, 1868; author of ‘Campaigns in Virginia and Maryland,’ ‘Waterloo Lectures,’ ‘Essays in Modern Military Biography.’

CHESNEY Lieut.-Gen. George Tomkyns, C.B., C.I.S., C.I.E.; served at the siege of Delhi; Member of Council of the Governor-General of India, 1887 ; author of ‘Indian Polity : A View of the System of Administration in India.’

CHESTER, W. T.; New York.

CHEYNE, Rev. Thomas Kelly, D.Litt., D.D.; sometime Fellow of Balliol Coll., Oxford ; Oriel Professor of the Interpretation of Scripture, Oxford ; Canon of Rochester, 1885; one of the Old Test. revisers ; Bampton Lecturer, 1889 ; author of ‘Notes and Criticisms on the Hebrew Text of Isaiah’; joint--editor of ‘Encyclopaedia Biblica.’

CHICHESTER Henry Manners; served in the army at Mauritius and the Cape of Good Hope; author of ‘Historical Records of the 24th Foot and the 40th Foot,’ and of 499 military officers in the ‘Dictionary of National Biography.’

CHIENE John, C.B., LL.D., M.D., F.R.S.; Professor of Surgery Edinburgh Univ., from 1882; late President Royal Red. Soc. and Coll. of Surgeons, Edinburgh; late Consulting Surgeon to H.M.’s Forces in South Africa; author of ‘Lectures on Surgical Anatomy,’ ‘Principles of Surgery.’


CHIROL, Valentine; B.Litt. University of Paris; foreign editor of ‘The Times’; author of ‘The Far Eastern Question,’ ‘Twixt Greek and Turk,’ etc.

CHISHOLM, G. G., M.A., B. Sc.; author of ‘The Commerce of the British Empire,’ joint-author of ‘Europe' in Stanford’s ‘Compendium of Geography and Travel’; edited Longman’s ‘Gazetteer of the World.’

CHISHOLM, Hugh, B.A.; Barrister-at-Law of the Middle Temple; assistant editor of the ‘St James’s Gazette,’ 1892-97 ; editor, 1897-1900; joint-editor of the new volumes of the ‘Encyclopaedia Britannica.’

CHREE, Charles, M.A., Sc.D., LL.D., F.R.S.; formerly Fellow of King’s College, Camb. ; Super-intendent of the Observatory Department, National Physical Laboratory.

CHRISTIE, Richard Copley, M.A.; Professor of Jurisprudence at Owens Coll., Manchester, 1857-70; Chancellor of the Diocese of Manchester from 1872 author of ‘On the Economical View of the Greek Philosophers,’ ‘Etienne Dolet, the Martyr of the Renaissance.’

CHRISTY, S. B., Ph.B.; Professor of Mining and Metallurgy, and Dean of the Faculty of the College of Mining, University of California.

CHRYSTAL, George, M.A., LL.D.; Hon. Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge; Professor of Mathematics, Edinburgh University, from 1879; author of ‘Treatise on Algebra,’ ‘Introduction to Algebra.’

CHURCH, Arthur Herbert, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S.; Professor of Chemistry, Royal Academy of Arts; Professor of Chemistry in the Royal Agricultural Coll., Cirencester ; Lecturer, Cooper’s Hill; President of Mineralogical Society, 1898-1901 ; author of ‘The Laboratory Guide,’ ‘Food Grains of India,’ ‘Josiah Wedgwood,’ ‘Colour,’ etc.

CHURCH, Col George Earl; Vice-President of the Roy. Geog. Soc.; President of the Geog. Section, British Association, 1898 ; author of ‘South America, an Outline of its Physical Geography,’ etc.

CHURCH Very Rev. Richard William, M.A., D.C. L. ; late Dean of St. Paul’s ; sometime Fellow of Oriel Coll., Oxford ; contributor to ‘Essays and Reviews’; author of ‘Human Life and its Condi-tions,’ ‘ The Oxford Movement,’ monographs on St. Anselm, Dante, Spenser, Bacon.

CIST, Henry Martyn, A.M., Cincinnati, U.S.A.; author of ‘Army of the Cumberland,’ ‘Life of Major-General George H. Thomas’; editor of 20 Annual Reports of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland.

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