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Lemuel Clute, Lawyer Trade Sign, Ionia, Michigan
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American (Michigan), 19th century. A painted wood trade sign for Lemuel Clute's Law Office, with stenciling on both sides, having an iron rod at top for display; ht. 23.5, wd. 31 in. (without rod).

Lemuel Clute (1834-1901) was born of Dutch parentage in New York. In 1858 at the age of twenty four he moved to Ionia, Michigan where he studied law and opened his own firm. He married Ellen McPherson in 1861 and the couple had five children. For more information see Ionia Daily Standard, April 19, 1901. 


Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
Sold: $240.00
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