Also see [Railway Officials in America 1906]
Daniel Lyle, who is perhaps the most successful citizen of Dowagiac, came to the village in 1853, and began
on a very small scale the harness and boot and shoe business. In 1865, he went into the banking business, which
has since engrossed his attention. In 1869, he bought a controlling interest in the First National Bank, and bas
since then been its President. He was born in England in 1830, and came to this country with his parents when a
child. His brother, G. H. Lyle, was born in Van Buren County, and located here in 1857.
History of Cass Couny, Michigan
With Illistrations and Biographical Sketches
of some of it's Prominent Men and Pioneers.
Waterman, Watkins & Co., Chicago 1882.