2045. Hon. Nicholas Fish, 184_-, son of (791) Hon. Hamilton and Julia Kearn Fish, was married at Newport, R. I., to Clemence S. Bryce. He was graduated at Columbia College in 1867, and at Harvard Law School in 1869. On leaving Harvard, he was admitted to the bar and began the practice of law in New York City, the place of his birth. In 1871, he was appointed Assistant Secretary of Legation at Berlin, Germany, and in 1874 was promoted to the post of secretary of that embassy. From 1877 to 1881 he was Charge-d'affairs to Switzerland. From 1882 to 1886 he was Minister resident of Belgium. In 1887 he became a member of the firm of Harriman & Co., bankers, of New York City.