First Shattuck 1889

 

The photograph features members of the first Shattuck crew team of 1889:

Standing (left to right):

B. W. Morris: Benjamin Wistar Morris attended St. Paul’s School from 1886 to 1889 and is a member of the Form of 1888. The Spring 1945 edition of the Alumni Horae (pg. 80) contains this information about Morris:

Benjamin Wistar Morris, member for many years of the advisory committee of architects of the School and designer of Hargate, was a New York architect of national reputation. While in the firm of Carrere & Hastings, however, he worked on the successful competitive plans for the N. Y. Public Library and as a member of the firm of LaFarge & Morris he helped design the country home of the late J. Pierpont Morgan, ’84, at Glen Cove, N. Y., the Brooks Brothers Building, and the Architects Office Building in which his firm, Morris & O’Connor, was located at the time of his death. . . He was a member of the National Academy of Design and of the National Institute of Arts and Letters and was a trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. . .  He studied, successively, at St. Paul’s, Trinity College, and Columbia and spent two years in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux Arts.

S. B. Hunt: Seth Bliss Hunt attended St. Paul’s School from 1886 to 1889 and is a member of the Form of 1889. The Summer 1948 edition of the Alumni Horae (pg. 72) contains this information about Hunt:

After he was graduated from S.P.S., he started work as a buyer for the American Trading Company, but soon left to join Standard Oil affiliates. . . In 1914 Mr. Hunt was elected to the board of directors of Standard Oil of New Jersey, and in 1917 was appointed treasurer. In 1919 he was elected vice-president in charge of crude-oil production, a position he held until his retirement.

D. B. Lyman: David Brainerd Lyman attended St. Paul’s School from 1888 to 1891 and is a member of the Form of 1891.

Seated (on furniture, left to right):

E. K. Hubbard: Elijah Kent Hubbard attended St. Paul’s School from 1886 to 1888 and is a member of the Form of 1888.

F. C. Bishop: Francis Cunningham Bishop attended St. Paul’s School from 1885 to 1890 and is a member of the Form of 1889. The Winter 1927 edition of the Alumni Horae (pg. 94) contains this information about Bishop:

Captain of the Shattucks and of the Delphian football team, of which club he was one of the founders; gentleman and sportsman and one of the finest men and truest friends that ever looked through two eyes. Beloved by all everywhere and in every walk of life. . . They will recall the rowing on Long Pond and the football and track athletics at the Lower Grounds. Always a fighter but always a fair one. He loved St. Paul’s and everything connected with it.

J. L. D. Black: John Littleton Dawson Black attended St. Paul’s School from 1884 to 1889 and is a member of the Form of 1889.

Seated (on floor):

E. P. Lott: Edgar Phelps Lott attended St. Paul’s School from 1887 to 1892 and is a member of the Form of 1892.



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Kimball, Willis G. C. "First Shattuck 1889." St. Paul's School. Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives. Web. 23 Sep. 2018.



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