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LACY, Frank

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LACY, Frank. (Dubuque, IA, Feb. 22, 1881--Dubuque, IA, Sept. 2, 1965). The son of Benjamin William LACY, Lacy practiced law independently in 1933 after years of partnerships.

He served as a director of the IOWA TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK and the KEY CITY GAS COMPANY; president of the DUBUQUE ART ASSOCIATION, board of the CARNEGIE-STOUT PUBLIC LIBRARY and the BANK AND INSURANCE BUILDING; and trustee of the DUBUQUE BOYS' CLUB and the FINLEY HOSPITAL (THE). In 1933 he was a member of the Dubuque advisory centennial committee. (1) Lacy announced his resignation from the Dubuque County Welfare Board in 1955. He had served on the board since it was established in 1934 as the Old Age Assistance office. (2)

He retired in 1956. Lacy was the former owner of the home that became the HOFFMANN MORTUARY. (3)



1. "Centennial Advisory Committee is Named," Telegraph-Herald and Times-Journal, August 6, 1933, p. 17

2. "Lacy Resigns Welfare Post Held Since '34," The Telegraph-Herald, June 27, 1955, p. 5

3. "Frank R. Lacy, Former Lawyer Here, Dies," Telegraph-Herald, September 2, 1965, p. 11