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.

From:
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.

Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION
Wayne County, Michigan Biographies

Michigan
Biographies

Online
Biographies

Michigan
Histories

Ohio
Histories

New York
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012