John Strachan Lawrence, American lawyer. member Grand Rapids Police and Fire Commn; member Grand Rapids Library Commn.
Lawrence, John Strachan was born on April 15, 1849 in Waterford, New York, United States. Son of John and Cornelia Frances (Porter) Lawrence.
Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1871. Unmarried.
Began practice of law, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1879. Standing master in chancery, United States Circuit and District Court Justices, since 1887. National bank receiver, 1888, 93, 96.
Delegate-at-large National Democratic Convention (gold), 1896. Member Grand Rapids Police and Fire Commission, 1905-1907 (president 1906-1907). Member Grand Rapids Library Commission, 1907-1915 (president 1909-1912), Grand Rapids Historical Society (president since 1921).
Member Grand Rapids Police and Fire Commn. Member Grand Rapids Library Commn.