Viewing Ashley M. Tyrer (1843-1880).
Right after being admitted to the New York bar in 1868, twenty-five year old Ashley M. Tyrer moved to Albert Lea in Freeborn County and began practicing law. He formed a law partnership and real estate agency with Edwin C. Stacy that lasted a decade. John Whytock, a future judge of the Tenth Judicial District, then joined him and they practiced as Tyrer & Whytock until his death from tuberculous on June 11, 1880, at age thirty-seven. In memorial services, the Freeborn County Bar Association lamented his passing: