Biography of Martin S. Linch
Owego, Tioga County, NY Biographies





MARTIN S. LYNCH was born in Owego April 25, 1857, and was the third of eight children in the family of Michael and Mary (Collins) Lynch. Martin was educated at the Owego Free Academy and at Niagara University, at Niagara Falls. He read law in the office of the late Delos O. Hancock and was admitted to practice in September, 1884. He at once opened an office in Owego and in April, 1885, became associated in practice with John G. Sears and so continued until December, 1894. Since that time he has practiced without a partner. Mr. Lynch is known as one of the best trial lawyers in Tioga county and .also as one of the foremost straight democrats in the Southern Tier. He was nominated for the county judgeship against Judge Mead but of course in Tioga county was defeated at the polls. He has frequently stood as the candidate of his party for public office as a matter of duty and not from inclination. On November 4, 1885, Mr. Lynch was married with Katie Campion.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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