William C. Breed, class of 1895, was one of the founders of the New York firm of Breed & Abbott in 1898, along with Henry H. Abbott, Breed’s classmate at Amherst (class of 1893) and NYLS (class of 1895). The firm became known as Breed, Abbott & Morgan in June 1903, when George W. Morgan joined the firm.
(Image source: Chambers, Julius. (2013). The Book of New York: Forty Years Recollections of the American Metropolis. London: Forgotten Books. (Original work published 1912)