Lane, William Griswold - from United States

ID: 261141
Organization: S&B
Country of meeting: in the year 1843

After graduation he spent a year in the Law School of Harvard University, and then continued his studies in Sandusky, O., at that time his father's residence. In 1846 he went to Germany, and after a year's further study in Berlin, returned to Sandusky to enter into practice in company with his father.

He continued there in active practice until February, 1873, when he was made Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, an office which he held until forced by ill-health to resign. He died in Sandusky, Oct. 28, 1877, in his 54th year. His career, as a lawyer, as a judge, and as a man, was singularly pure and honorable. He was born in Norwalk, O., Febr 12, 1824.

Judge Lane married, Oct. 31, 1850, his second cousin, Elizabeth D., daughter of Charles C. Griswold, of Lyme, Conn. She survives him with children.


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