Biography of Lee E. Joslyn
Wayne County, MI Biographies

JOSLYN, Lee E., lawyer and referee in bankruptcy; born, Darien, Genesee Co., N. Y., July 23, 1864; son of Willis Benjamin and Amy R. (Foster) Joslyn; Thomas Joslyn, immigrant ancestor, came to Massachusetts in 1635; Jabez Joslyn, great great grandfather, served in Revolutionary War; educated Dryden (Mich.) Union School; Lapeer High School; law reading in offices of Judge William W. Stickney, Lapeer, Judge George H. Durand, of Flint, and T. A. E. & J. C. Weadock, Bay City, Mich.; admitted to bar at Bay City, 1886; married, June 29, 1893, Alice L. Wilson, of Bay City; children: Lee E., Jr., Alan W., Laura Alice, Mary Anne. Practiced alone from 1886 until 1911, when formed partnership with S. G. Houghton, of Bay City, as Joslyn & Houghton, where business is continued, Mr. Houghton having principal charge of the office. Director Lumberman's State Bank, Bay City; local attorney for Grand Trunk Railway Co. at Bay City; stockholder in Crystal Ice & Water Co., Bay City Cast Stone Block Co., Valley Land Co. Circuit court commissioner, Bay County, Mich., 188892; prosecuting attorney of Bay County, 1893-94; city attorney of West Bay City, 1899-1901; referee in bankruptcy of District Court of the U. S. for Eastern District of Michigan, Northern Division, Apr. 11, 1904-Nov. 21, 1910; Southern Division from Nov. 21, 1910. Democrat. Presbyterian; chairman board of trustees Woodward Avenue Presbyterian Church. Member Association Bar City of Detroit, Detroit Lawyers' Club, Detroit Credit Men's Association. Mason; member I. O. F, B. P. O. Elks, I. O. O. F., K. of P., M. W. W. Clubs: Bay City, Bay City Country, Detroit, Detroit Golf, Y. M. C. A. Recreations: golf, billiards. Author (in preparation): Treatise and Text Book on the Law and Practice in Bankruptcy. Office: 205 Trussed Concrete Bldg., 58 Lafayette Ave. Residence: 66 Euclid Ave. W.

The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit

Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Chicago 1914.

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