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Henry Lane Stone, American lawyer. member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1873-1874; member firm of Stone & Sudduth, 1889-1899; Member of Christian (Disciples) Church.


Stone, Henry Lane was born on January 17, 1842 in Bath County, Kentucky, United States. Son of Samuel and Sally (Lane) Stone.


Public schools and academic, Bainbridge, Putnam County, Indiana. Law school, taught by Honours Jonathan W. Gordon and John Coburn, Indianapolis, 1859-1860 (one term).


Joined battalion of Major Robert G. Stoner, C.S.A., October 7, 1862, which was consolidated with battalion of Major William C. P. Breckinridge, forming 9th Kentucky Cavalry, in General John H. Morgan’s command. Served as private, sergeant major and ordnance sergeant till surrender, May 1865. On Indiana and Ohio raid of General Morgan, 1863.

Imprisoned in Camps Morton and Douglas 3 months. Escaped from latter, October 1863. Recaptured in Kentucky and imprisoned in jail at Mount Sterling.

Escaped to Canada, returning through Federal lines and rejoined regiment in Virginia, June 1864. Licensed to practice law by Circuit Court of Putnam County, Indiana, May 1862. Began practice at Owingsville, Kentucky, January 1, 1866.

County attorney, Bath County, 1866-1870. Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1873-1874. Partner Honorary Newton P. Reid, as Reid & Stone, 1870-1875.

Removed to Mount Sterling, Kentucky, 1878, and formed partnership with Honorary Richard Reid, as Reid & Stone, continuing till 1883. Removed to Louisville, 1885. Member firm of Stone & Sudduth, 1889-1899.

City attorney, Louisville, 2 terms, 1896-1904. General counsel Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company, 1905-April 23, 1921. Democratic presidential elector 9th District, Kentucky, 1872, 1876.


Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1873-1874. Member firm of Stone & Sudduth, 1889-1899. Member of Christian (Disciples) Church.


Married Pamela Lane Bourne, February 21, 1866.

Samuel Stone

Sally (Lane) Stone

Pamela Lane Bourne