Judge John M. Lassing
From the August 14th, 1901 edition of the Boone County Recorder highlighting the many prominent citizens of Boone County
Judge John M. Lassing is the youngest Circuit Judge Kentucky ever had. He is now serving under appointment by Gov. Beckham to fill the vacancy in that office, occasioned by the death of Judge John W. Greene, of Owenton. Judge Lassing is now the Democratic nominee for Circuit Judge, having been so declared a few days since under the order of Judicial District Committee. Mr. Lassing has no equal as a political manger, in this part of the State, and very seldom has his plans along that line miscarried. So successful has he been in organizing for his political campaigns that he has never encountered opposition in his own party at the polls. He was serving his second term as county attorney when appointed to the judgeship. Mr. Lassing will be 37 years old on the 9th day of November, next, and is the oldest child of Dr. H.C. and Mrs. Annie E. Lassing, of Union. He was married October 21st, 1891, to Miss Mary Lillard Brady, daughter of R.A. and Susan Brady. They have two bright little boys.