Professor James Howard Gore of Columbia University was a geodesist.
He was also an Arctic explorer, and took part in Walter Wellman's expedition.
Professor Gore was the Director of the Jury Organization on the United States Commission in 1901.
He wrote Legionnaires: a directory of the citizens of the United States on whom France has conferred her national order, the Legion of Honour, Washington, 1903. JW had been awarded the honour.
Times, London, Tuesday 31 May 1898, p. 3.