Biography of T. A. Lane
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T. A. Lane, an attorney of Victor, was born in Canada on the 17th of December, 1863, a son of John and Sarah (Barker) Lane, natives of Ireland and England respectively. In 1823 the father became a resident of New York state and thirteen years later went to Canada, where his marriage occurred Both he and his wife continued to reside there until called by death. Four of their eight children survive, namely: Jennie, the widow of Allan Craig; T. A., of this review; J. S., who is a professor in a Canadian college; and Miss Effie Lane of Toronto, Canada.

T. A. Lane was reared in Canada but took his college work in the University of Michigan, being an alumnus of that institution of the class of 1893. In the fall of that year he removed to Jackson county, Iowa, where for two years he engaged in the practice of law in that place, but since 1895 he has resided in Victor and has gained a clientage which is representative and important, his ability having become widely known in this county.

In June, 1895, Mr. Lane and Miss Boyde Dalzell, of Jackson county, Iowa, were joined in marriage. Her father, M. Dalzell, has passed away, but his memory is still cherished by many who were closely associated with him. Mr. and Mrs. Lane have two children, Francis E. and Margaret L. The wife and mother is a member of the Congregational church, in whose activities she takes a helpful interest, and Mr. Lane cooperates with various movements seeking the welfare of his community. His political belief is that of the democratic party. He has not only gained recognition as a successful professional man but has also made and retained many friends, who value highly his favorable opinion.

From:
History of Iowa County, Iowa
And its People
By: James C. Dinwiddie
Vol II
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Chiago 1915


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