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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