The photograph features students identified as members of the Horae Board from 1881:
Standing (left to right):
P. Buckingham: Percy Manville Buckingham attended St. Paul’s School from 1878 to 1882 and is a member of the Form of 1882.
S. B. Peck: Staunton Bloodgood Peck attended St. Paul’s School from 1878 to 1882 and is a member of the Form of 1881. The Autumn 1950 issue of the Alumni Horae (pg. 129) included this information about Peck:
Staunton Bloodgood Peck, inventor and retired vice-president and director of the Link Belt Company, Philadelphia, was connected with this company during his entire business and professional career.
R. A. Ward: Rodney Allen Ward attended St. Paul’s School from 1880 to 1882 and is a member of the Form of 1881. The Winter 1925 issue of the Alumni Horae (pg. 110) included this information about Ward:
He was only at St. Paul’s School for two years, but endeared himself to the members of his Form by his amiable personality and by his fine sense of duty and faithfulness. He was a hard and conscientious student. Ward did not go to college after leaving St. Paul’s, but traveled abroad.
W. Anderson: William Burrall Anderson attended St. Paul’s School from 1879 to 1882 and is a member of the Form of 1882.
Sitting (left to right):
J. G. Mumford: James Gregory Mumford attended St. Paul’s School from 1878 to 1881 and is a member of the Form of 1880.
B. Lay: Beirne Lay attended St. Paul’s School from 1877 to 1881 and is a member of the Form of 1879. He was a member of the faculty from 1894 to 1929. The Summer 1954 edition of the Alumni Horae (pg. 113) contains this information about Lay:
At school Lay was a good student and was prominent in various activities, especially in rowing. Entering Yale in the sophomore year, he rowed on his class crew, was a member of Psi Upsilon and Elihu Club. He was also active in football, being a friend of Walter Camp, who at the time was developing the American game. . . After leaving Yale, he studied law at the Columbia Law School for one year, and worked in a law office in Erie, Pa., and then in the office of Harrison and Bond in Baltimore. . . His law practice was interrupted early in 1895, when he returned to St. Paul’s, intending to stay for one year to help out as a master after the death of the first Rector. He remained for thirty-five years. During his years at the School, his work was chiefly in the Mathematics Department . . .
A. Butler: Allan Macy Butler attended St. Paul’s School from 1879 to 1881 and is a member of the Form of 1880.
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Rectorship: 1856-1895: First Rector H. A. Coit Years
Creator: Kimball, Willis G. C.
Collection: 0005 - Photographs: Other Personal Albums
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