Biography of Lumuel M. Ackley
Cook County, Il Biographies

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.


FROM:
The Handbook of Chicago Biography
Edited by John J Flinn.
The Standard Guide Company
Chicago 1893

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