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Edward Lane

  • Birth 27 Mar 1842 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 30 Oct 1912 Hillsboro, Montgomery County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Hillsboro, Montgomery County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 21184628

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1865 and commenced law practice in Hillsboro, Illinois. From 1866 to 1869, he was City Attorney of Hillsboro and elected judge of the Montgomery County Court in 1869, serving until 1873. In 1887, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fiftieth Congress and to the three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1895. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 27 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21184628
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Lane (27 Mar 1842–30 Oct 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21184628, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Hillsboro, Montgomery County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .