'Picket Farm', the Albert Ludlow Kramer estate designed by Peabody, Wilson & Brown c. 1918 on the Old Westbury/Jericho border. Kramer, a descendant of four prominent Philadelphia families, was a lawyer and in 1912 was appointed vice president of the Equitable Trust Company of New York. In 1914 he became president of the Electric Properties Company, a holding concern for Westinghouse public utilities. He retired in 1916, building 'Picket Farm' soon after. During his retirement he wrote a number of books with his wife, Alice Bishop Kramer, and was a war work secretary for the Y.M.C.A. during World War I. He died in 1948 at the age of 70. 'Picket Farm' burned down in 1977, click HERE to see where it stood on google earth.