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Edward Samuel Lacey

Edward Samuel Lacey, American banker. member 47th and 48th Congresses (1881-1885), 3d Michigan District.

Background

  • Lacey, Edward Samuel was born on November 26, 1835 in Chill, New York, United States. Son of Edward De Witt and Martha Cornelia (Pixley) Lacey.

  • Education

    • Educated Olivet (Michigan) College.

    Career

    • Banker at Charlotte, Michigan, 1862-1889. Register of deeds, Eaton Company, Michigan, 1860-1864. Trustee State Insane Asylum, 1874-1880, delegate Republican National Convention, 1876.

      Chairman Republican State Central Committee of Michigan, 1882-1884. 1st mayor of Charlotte. Member 47th and 48th Congresses (1881-1885), 3d Michigan District.

      Candidate for United States senator, 1886. Comptroller of the currency, 1889-1892. President Bankers’ National Bank, Chicago, 1892-1909.

      Chairman, Board Of Directors Commercial National Bank (consolidation of Bankers and Commercial National Banks), September 1, 1909-August, 1910. Chairman advisory committee, 1910-1915, member Executive Committee and director, August, since 1915, Continental & Commercial National Bank. Home: Evanston, Ill.

    Membership

    Member 47th and 48th Congresses (1881-1885), 3d Michigan District.

    Connections

    • Married Annette C. Musgrave, January 1, 1861.
    • father: Edward De Witt Lacey
    • mother: Martha Cornelia (Pixley) Lacey
    • spouse: Annette C. Musgrave
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    Born November 26, 1835
    Died October 2, 1916
    (aged 80)
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