ACKLEY, LEMUEL M. - Born at Allegheny, Pa., November 22, 1857. Son of Mahlon Ackley and Selena Hammond Ackley;
parents of American descent; first ancestors of the Ackley name came to America about 1630. and located at Haddam,
Conn. Educated at various institutions, among them Western University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 1879; law
school of Michigan University from 1883 to 1885; after leaving college in 1879, was for about four years on writing
force of several Pittsburg, Pa., papers, notably the Dispatch and the Commercial Gazette; was reporter, corres
pondent and editor successively; came to Chicago in 1887. Is republican in politics, and though in no way connected
with any important commercial enterprises, has followed up a general practice of the law, to which he gives his
beet energies time and attention.
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