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March 26, 1988 - Image 57

Resource type:
The Detroit Jewish News, 1988-03-26

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where did he acquire this
accent? "I come from just
across the river from Windsor.
My childhood," he quips, "was
like any other childhood of a
member of a royal family."
Kenneth Lane grew up on
Fullerton in the predominantly
Jewish Dexter area. An only
child, he and his (now
deceased) parents occupied the
upper floor while his maternal
grandparents lived on the first
floor of the two-family home.
His attractive mother, Bea
(Holinstat) Lane, was a
wonderful cook and baker, with
a flair for decorating her home


Kenneth Jay Lane's
client list reads like a
Who's Who of the

with beautiful furniture and
accessories. At the age of 20,
she was the first woman deputy
marshall in the United States,
according to her son.
"I was made a junior deputy
when I was seven-years-old. I
was sworn in and I've never
knocked off the badge," Lane
Some think Lane resembles
his handsome father, Mac Lane,
who was in the factory supply
business. He was, in his son's
words, "sweet, low-key, very
pleasant and a great golfer."
The threesome was a close
and happy one. Lane took
wonderful trips with his mother
and 'shagged' a lot of golf balls
with his dad. Their extended
family included his mother's six
sisters, her brother and a lot of
first cousins.
A young housekeeper who
lived with the family for years
used to take him to drawing
classes at the Detroit Institute of
Arts on Saturday mornings.
"She herself drew a bit. She

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