National Geographic : 1914 Apr
c0 00 OFFICERS AND MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHICSOCIETY The first meeting of Robert E. Peary, discoverer of the North Pole (4), and Roald Amundsen, discoverer of theSouth Pole (3), atthe home oftheNational Geographic Society, January ii, 1913. The other members in the group include J. J. Jusserand, the French Ambassador (2); Viscount Bryce, then Ambassador from Great Britain (5); George W. Wickersham, at that time the Attorney General (13); the Minister from Norway (14); Hiram Bingham, leader ofthe Yale-National Geo graphic Society Expedition to Peru (16). Officers and Board of Managers of the National Geographic Society: President, Henry Gannett (i); Col. Henry F.Blount (6); Dr. Alexander Graham Bell (7); Mr. John Joy Edson, Treasurer (8); Rear Admiral John E. Pillsbury (9); GilbertH. Grosvenor, Director and Editor National Geographic Society (Io); George Otis Smith, Director U. S. Geological Survey (i1); Rear Admiral C. M . Chester (12); O. H.Tittmann, Vice-President, and Supt. U.S.Coast and Geodetic Survey (22); L. A . Bauer, Director Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution (15); Franklin K.Lane, now Secretary oftheInterior (18); Rudolph Kauffmann, Managing Editor, Washington Evening Star (20); Brigadier General John M. Wilson, former Chief ofEngineers, U.S.A.(21); C.Hart Merriam (29); Charles J. Bell, President American Security and Trust Co. (23); David Fairchild, Agricultural Explorer (24); George Shiras, 3d,former member ofCongress and wild-game photographer (25); John Oliver La Gorce, Associate Editor, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE (26); George R.Putnam, U.S.Commissioner ofLighthouses (27); Frederick B. Eichelberger, Assistant Treasurer, National Geographic Society (28); Frederick V. Coville, President Washington Academy ofSciences (31); Dr. S.N.). North (32); T. L. Macdonald, M. D. (33); Edwin P. Grosvenor, Special Assistant to the Attorney General, memberoffirm ofCadwalader, Wickersham &Taft (30); Peter Stuyvesant Pillot (17), and Julien A. Ripley (19), of New York.