Biography of Lorenzo Van Slyck
Hastings, Dakota County, MN Biographies

Lorenzo Van Slyck was born in Canajoharie. New York, April 27th, 1828. His early instruction was received in his native place, and afterward studied at and graduated from Union College, in 1849. He first read law with Judge J. Sacie of his native county, being admitted to the bar in 1850; two years later was received as counselor and solicitor in chancery. Subsequently he moved to New Lisbon, Juneau county, Wisconsin, of which county he was judge until 1861. He then enlisted in the Nineteenth Wisconsin In fantry, serving until mustered out at Fortress Monroe in 1864, on account of wounds received in service. During the fall of that year he came to Hastings, and has been actively engaged in his profession since. Married in 1852, to Martha L'Amour of London, Lower Canada. Ada, now. Mrs. Jeffrys of Chicago; Adella, now Mrs. Anderson of St. Paul; and Mamie, also residing in St. Paul, are their children.

The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.

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