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James "Jay" Buck
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Birth: Aug. 14, 1835
Dutchess County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1917

Son of Jane Eliza Green and Israel Buck. Married to Mary H Tichenor on 31 Mar 1860 in MI. Member of IOOF Union Lodge No. 15.

William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas

J. JAY BUCK, attorney, has been engaged in practice at Emporia since May 1, 1870, and was here prior to that time prospecting. He was Justice of the Peace at an early day, and served as Registrar in Bankruptcy in the Third Congressional District being the only person who ever held that office, and is at present U. S. Commissioner. He was born in Dutchess County, N. Y., August 14, 1835, and in the following May his parents moved with their family to Hillsdale, Mich. He received his education at Hillsdale College, and read law with Christopher J. Dickinson, of that town, being admitted to the Hillsdale bar in 1857. He commenced practice at Lexington, Mich., then moved to Buchanan, and in 1860 went to Waupun, Wis., in December, 1863, he enlisted in Company A, Thirty-second Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and in the spring of 1864 entered Company 1. One Hundred and First United States Colored Infantry, which he commanded for a time, and then served as Judge Advocate of the staff of Gen. L. H. Rosseau and his successor, Gen. R. W. Johnson, until he resigned, July 28, 1865. He then settled at Clarksville, Tenn. and published the Clarksville Patriot, a radical Republican paper, for two years, at the same time continuing the practice of law. When the bankruptcy law took effect, in 1867, he was appointed Register of the Sixth Tennessee Congressional District, and held that office until he came to Kansas for the benefit of his health. Dr. Buck is a member of the A., F. & A. M., A. 0. U. Templars, I. 0. 0. F., and Good Templars. He was married at Buchannan, Mich., March 31, 1860, to Mary H. Tichemore, a native of New York. They have one child - Livingston J. 
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  Mary H. Tichenor Buck (1836 - 1916)
  Livingston Jay Buck (1867 - 1948)*
*Calculated relationship
Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery
Lyon County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 17 - Lot 10 - Space 6
Created by: Becky Doan
Record added: Jun 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92794310
James Jay Buck
Added by: Becky Doan
James Jay Buck
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James Jay Buck
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- Becky Doan
 Added: Apr. 8, 2014
Kansas Grand Master, February 21, 1884 to February 19, 1885.
- Mayflower Pilgrim 332
 Added: Jan. 5, 2013

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