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Lamon, Ward Hilllocked

(06 January 1828–07 May 1893)
  • Jonathan Lurie

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Lamon, Ward Hill (06 January 1828–07 May 1893), lawyer, was born in Frederick County, Virginia, the son of George Lamon and Elizabeth Ward. He spent his early years in Berkeley County in what is now West Virginia. In 1847 Lamon moved to Danville, Illinois, studied law, and was admitted to the Illinois bar before his twenty-fifth birthday. By 1852 he had become the Danville law partner of ...

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