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COWAN (Soundex C500) — See also COAN, COHAN, COMAN, COWAL, COWARD, COWART, COWEN, COWIN, COYAN, GOWAN, JACOWAY, KEWAN, KOWAN, MCCOWAN.

  COWAN: See also Charles Boettcher — Claudius Kedzie Boettcher — Charles Anthony Buckley — Jean Cowan Crockett — Lucius Cowan Cron — Walter Joseph Patrick Curley, Jr. — Daniel James Daley — Edward Franklin Danforth — Cowan H. Drachman — Ray Louis Forshee — Frank J. Forshee — George Cowan Gose — Graham Hawes Kemper — John Thomson Mason, Jr. — Cowan Oldham — Allen Cowan Roudebush — Charles Henry Sawyer — John Knight Shields — Harry Alexander Simrell
  Cowan, Alex See Alexander Cowan
  Cowan, Alexander — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County, 1801-03. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Alexander (1874-1932) — also known as Alex Cowan — of North Street, St. Clair County, Mich.; Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Born in Clyde Township, St. Clair County, Mich., May 29, 1874. Republican. Farmer; insurance business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from St. Clair County 1st District, 1915-18, 1925-28; St. Clair County Treasurer, 1919-22; member of Michigan state senate 11th District, 1929-32; died in office 1932. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, from pneumonia, in Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich., October 12, 1932 (age 58 years, 136 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Cowan and Isabella Cowan; married, December 12, 1900, to Flora Beard; father of Fred A. Cowan (1895?-?).
  Cowan, Andrew — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, B. O. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Billy — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Cowan, C. M. (d. 1989) — of Fredericksburg, Va. Mayor of Fredericksburg, Va., 1952-56. Died in 1989. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, C. W. — of Auglaize County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Cal See R. Cal Cowan
  Cowan, Catherine — of Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Cowan, Charles A. — of Cartersville, Bartow County, Ga. Mayor of Cartersville, Ga., 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Charles J. (born c.1927) — of Lindenhurst, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born about 1927. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Lindenhurst, N.Y., 1965-73; defeated, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Cowan, Coleman C. — of Jackson County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Jackson County, 1891-92, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, David (1825-1887) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Belgium, January 1, 1825. Republican. Mill operator; mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1872-73, 1886-87. Died April 6, 1887 (age 62 years, 95 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Lewiston, Maine.
  Cowan, David G. — of Danville, Mercer County (now Boyle County), Ky. Democrat. Postmaster at Danville, Ky., 1832-33. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Dennis G. — of Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Mayor of Royal Oak, Mich., 1993-2001; chair of Oakland County Republican Party, 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Cowan, Duke W. — Member of Minnesota state senate 32nd District, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Cowan, Mrs. E. D. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Ed H. — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Industrial candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Edgar (1815-1885) — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Westmoreland County, Pa., September 19, 1815. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1861-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1880. Died in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., August 31, 1885 (age 69 years, 346 days). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cowan, Elmer E. — of Sullivan, Franklin County, Mo. Mayor of Sullivan, Mo., 1951-53, 1991-94. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Elmer S. — of Albion, Boone County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Emily — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 50th District, 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Cowan, Eva S. — of Illinois. Socialist. Candidate for University of Illinois trustee, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Finis E. (b. 1929) — Born in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., 1929. U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Texas, 1977-79; resigned 1979. Still living as of 1979.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Cowan, Frank Irving (b. 1888) — also known as Frank I. Cowan — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Palmyra, Somerset County, Maine, May 20, 1888. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; president, State Mutual Fire Insurance Co., 1935-40; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1939-40; Maine state attorney general, 1941-44. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Grange; Delta Upsilon; Phi Kappa Phi; Freemasons; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lewville A. Cowan and Fannie Evelyn (Woodworth) Cowan; brother of Walter Albion Cowan (1886-?); married, October 11, 1913, to Helen Anna Caspar.
  Cowan, Fred — of Kentucky. Democrat. Kentucky state attorney general; elected 1987. Still living as of 1987.
  Cowan, Fred A. — of St. Clair County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from St. Clair County 1st District, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Cowan (1874-1932).
  Cowan, George W. — of Lacon, Marshall County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Greg — Constitution candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Cowan, Mrs. H. A. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Heath — of Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives 5th District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Cowan, Hilda S. — Peace and Freedom candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Cowan, Jacob Pitzer (1823-1895) — of Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio. Born in Florence, Washington County, Pa., March 20, 1823. Democrat. Physician; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1855-57; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1875-77. Died in Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio, July 9, 1895 (age 72 years, 111 days). Interment at Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cowan, James — of Easton, Talbot County, Md. Postmaster at Easton, Md., 1792-1801. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, James H. (1801-1871) — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., 1801. Mayor of Knoxville, Tenn., 1856, 1858. Died in 1871 (age about 70 years). Interment at Old Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn.
  Cowan, James K. — of White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at White Plains, N.Y., 1911-14. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, James R. — of Hobart, Delaware County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1892, 1902-06. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Janet E. — of Ford Cliff, Armstrong County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1992, 1996, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Cowan, John F. — of North Dakota. Republican. North Dakota state attorney general, 1895-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, John W. — of Murrysville, Westmoreland County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Murrysville, Pa., 1867-69. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Joseph L. — New Party candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Cowan, Kathy — of Kodak, Sevier County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Cowan, L. O. — of Biddeford, York County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Biddeford, Maine, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Mo See William Maurice Cowan
  Cowan, Philip E. — of Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich. Mayor of Highland Park, Mich., 1954-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, R. Cal — of Texarkana, Bowie County, Tex. Mayor of Texarkana, Tex., 1932-34. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, R. W. — of Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio. Postmaster at Ashland, Ohio, 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Ralph C. — of McNeal, Cochise County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state senate, 1950. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Ray C. — of Hobbs, Lea County, N.M. Democrat. Judge, New Mexico Court of Appeals, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Cowan, Ray G. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Circuit judge in Missouri 16th Circuit, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Richard Dickey, Sr. (1782-1868) — of Wayne County, Mo. Born in Lincoln County, N.C., October 15, 1782. Major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1828, 1834, 1838. Died in Missouri, September 14, 1868 (age 85 years, 335 days). Interment at Cowan Cemetery, Near Lowndes, Wayne County, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, February 3, 1807, to Hanah Sietze (1782-1819); married, April 12, 1836, to Susanna (Landers) Wallow (1797-1871).
  Cowan, Richard Thomas — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Republican. Postmaster at Fort Worth, Tex., 1955-66 (acting, 1955-57). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Robert T. — U.S. Vice Consul in Port Said, as of 1938; Zurich, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Ruth — of Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, S. C. — of Union Springs, Bullock County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Samuel J. — of Iola, Allen County, Kan. Republican. Postmaster at Iola, Kan., 1868-77. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Sara — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Cowan, Solomon — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Liberal. Candidate for New York state assembly, 1952 (Bronx County 6th District), 1954 (Bronx County 5th District), 1956 (Bronx County 5th District). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Theodore A., Jr. — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cowan, Thomas — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state senate 17th District, 1857-60. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Cowan, Thomas — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Cowan, Thomas P. — of Grand Prairie, Dallas County, Tex. Postmaster at Grand Prairie, Tex., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, W. D. — of Texas. American candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 17th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, W. W. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Walter Albion (b. 1886) — also known as Walter A. Cowan — of Winterport, Waldo County, Maine; Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Palmyra, Somerset County, Maine, April 23, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives from Waldo County, 1919-20. Unitarian. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lewville A. Cowan and Frances Cowan; brother of Frank Irving Cowan (1888-?); married, August 18, 1907, to Cora Brooks.
  Cowan, Warren — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1880 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, Wayne W. — of Brookfield, Linn County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Linn County, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, William — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, William J. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 15th District, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Cowan, William Maurice (b. 1969) — also known as Mo Cowan — Born in Yadkinville, Yadkin County, N.C., April 4, 1969. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 2013. African ancestry. Still living as of 2013.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Cowan, William Randolph — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932. Burial location unknown.


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