Biography of Albert G. Thorne


Thorne, Albert G., Buffalo.-Among the younger members of the Erie county bar, none is more prominent than Albert G. Thorne. He is a native born Buffalonian, and a son of George L. and Dollie P. (Dana) Thorne. He received his preliminary education from the public and high schools, after which he entered Syracuse University, where he became a member of the Psi Upsilon fraternity. He was honorably graduated in 1893, the degree of A. B. being conferred upon him at this time. In 1896 Syracuse University conferred upon him the degree of A. M. Mr. Thorne studied law in the office of Sprague, Morey, Sprague & Brownell, afterwards Sprague, Moot, Sprague & Brownell, Buffalo, N. Y., attending the Buffalo Law School at the same time, where he became a member of the legal fraternity of Phi Delta Phi. He was graduated in 1895 with the degree of LL. B. He also was admitted to the bar in 1895, and since then has been engaged in the general practice of his profession. Mr. Thorne on his father's side is of English descent, coming from the Buckingham family, while on his mother's side he is a direct descendant of Richard Dana. who came to this country in 1640. Mr. Thorne is a member of the Saturn Club. On June 26, 1895, Mr. Thorne married Miss Alice Scott Dunn, of Dunn Park, Syracuse, N. Y.

Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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