Francis Lackner, noted lawyer, is dead at age of 88
- Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 19
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Francis Lackner, former president of the Chicago Bar association, died last Thursday, December 20, at Pasadena, Cal., following an operation. Mr. Lackner was 88 years old. He had been an attorney practicing law in Chicago for 56 years, and had lived in Kenilworth for 15 years prior to 1920.
Born in Detroit, Mr. Lackner was educated in Milwaukee where he began his career as a lawyer. When the civil war started, he enlisted in the 26th Wisconsin infantry and also served on the staff of Gen. Carl Schurz and Gen. Daniel Butterfield. He entered the service as a second lieutenant and was made a lieutenant colonel before the war ended.
In 1866 Mr. Lackner was admitted to the Illinois bar and became the senior member of the firm of Lackner, Butz and Miller in Chicago. He was honorary member of the University and Union league clubs.
Mr. Lackner is survived by his widow, Mrs. Nannie Jussen Lackner; one son, Francis A. Lackner, of 339 Linden avenue, Winnetka, and four daughters, Mrs. Charles S. Kennedy, of 369 Ridge avenue, Winnetka, Mrs. Franklin N. Corbin, of Chicago, Mrs. J. H. Booge, of San Pedro, Cal., and Mrs. George Reinecke, of Pasadena.
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- Francis Alexander Lackner [middle name from other sources]
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- 28 Dec 1928
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- Booge, J. H. Mrs. ; Butterfield, Daniel ; Corbin, Franklin Mrs. ; Kennedy, Charles Mrs. ; Lackner, Francis ; Lackner, Nannie ; Reinecke, George Mrs. ; Schurz, Carl
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