Bio: Hurley, Michael Angelo (1881)
Contact: Janet Schwarze.

Surnames: Hurley, Fitz, Allen, Silverthorn, Leonard

----Source: The History of Northern Wisconsin (Marathon County, Wis.) 1881, page 561

MICHAEL ANGELO HURLEY, lawyer, Wausau. Son of William and Mary Fitz Allen Hurley, was born in Ottawa, Canada, Oct. 22, 1840, and moved to Ogdensburg with his parents when a child. He came to Wisconsin originally in 1856, remaining eleven months in the vicinity of Wausau, then was at Stevens Point and Berlin until the Fall of 1862, when he went to Chicago, living there until 1867; then returned to Berlin until the Fall of 1862, when he went to Chicago, living there until 1867; then returned to Berlin, and remained there until November, 1873; when he came to Wausau, having formed a partnership with Willis C. Silverthorn, his present partner. Mr. Hurley resigned the position of District Attorney in Green Lake County when he came here. He commenced the study of law in 1857, and was admitted to the Bar of Wisconsin in 1869, and has been engaged in practice ever since. On account of failure of his health, he engaged in active business for five years after commencing the study of law. Mr. Hurley is in every sense a self-made man, and ranks among the foremost lawyers of the West. He was married, in Berlin, June 16, 1874, to Clara H. Leonard, who was born in Berlin, Wis., her parents having been among the early settlers of Green Lake County. Mr. and Mrs. Hurley have two children, Fred Norris and Judson Byron.

 

 


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