L. H. KERRICK was born in Franklin County, Ind., in 1846. He is the son of Rev. Nimrod and Mary (Masters) Kerrick, natives respectively of Loudoun County, Va., and Lancaster County, Pa. To them were born four other children Eleanor J., Phebe A., William M. and Thomas C. William M. was killed in battle at Vicksburg, May 22, 1863, at the age of nineteen.
The subject of this sketch removed with his parents to Woodford County, Ill., in 1860, and graduated from the Illinois Wesleyan University, in 1866. He taught a short time in the same institution; studied law and was admitted to practice in Bloomington in 1868. Mr. Kerrick was married to Sallie E., daughter of Hon. Isaac and Cassandra Funk, in October, 1868. Of their four children, but one, Birdie, the youngest, is now living. Mr. Kerrick was elected to the Lower House of the State Legislature in 1871; he is at present engaged in farming. In politics Mr. Kerrick is Republican; himself and wife are members of the First Methodist Episcopal Church, Bloomington. Their residence is at No. 809 North McLean street.
Portrait and biographical album of McLean County, Ill. : containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with portraits and biographies of all the governors of Illinois, and of the presidents of the United States. (Chicago: Chapman Brothers, 1887), 201. Transcribed by Judy Rosella Edwards