Biography of Loran L. Lewis Jr.


Lewis, Loran L., jr. - Among the native born Buffalonians who have been prominent in the affairs of the city, one of the most conspicuous is Mr. Loran L. Lewis, jr. He was born October 30, 1864, and early evinced a desire to acquire a liberal edncation, and after attending the public schools. he entered Williams College, from which he was graduated with the degree of A. B. After graduation he began the study of law in the office of Lewis & Moot, where he zealously pursued his legal studies and was admitted to the bar in June, 1889. Mr. Lewis was graduated from the Buffalo Law School just before he was admitted, receiving the degree of LL. B. He is now a lecturer in the same school, on the subject of Eminent Domain. In July, 1889, he became junior member of the firm of Lewis, Moot & Lewis, which continued until September, 1894, when he formed a copartnership with his brother, George L., under the style of Lewis & Lewis, which partnership still continues. For thirteen months before the formation of the firm of Lewis & Lewis, he was city attorney for the city of Buffalo, which position he resigned in order to devote his entire time to his private practice. Mr. Lewis is a member of the Buffalo, Ellicott, Oakfield, and University Clubs. He was married June 12, 1889, to Anna M. Browne, daughter of Irving Brown, a noted law writer of Albany, N. Y.

Our County and it's people
a descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Trumen C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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