Headstone in Linwood Cemetery
LACY, Benjamin William. (Locke, NY, Mar. 12, 1849-Dubuque, IA, Sept. 28, 1912). Judge. Lacy settled in Dubuque in 1872 and became a member of the firm of Adams and Robinson in 1873. In 1875 Lacy was appointed a circuit judge to fill a vacancy and then won election to the position. He was reelected once before resigning to re-enter private practice.
Lacy served as president of the Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, FINLEY HOSPITAL (THE) board, director of the Union Electric Company and the KEY CITY GAS COMPANY, and a member of the board of trustees of the CARNEGIE-STOUT PUBLIC LIBRARY. His home later became Hoffmann Mortuary.