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DOW (Soundex D000) — See also BOW, DAW, DEW, DOE, DOI, DOM, DOUW, DOWE, DUEA, DUY, TOW, WOOD.

  DOW: See also Dow Aikin — Neal Dow Becker — Charles Alvord Bishop — Neal Dow Bishop — James Gillespie Blaine III — Cary Dow Blue — Loranza Dow Bone — Stanard Dow Butler — William A. Collins — Neil Dow Cranmer — Caleb Cushing — Dow Henry Drukker — Dow Dunning — Dow Watters Harter — Lorenzo Dow Harvey — Dow Hasman — Theron Dow Jennings — Dow S. Kittle — Lorenzo Dow Lewelling — Seth Low — Lorenzo Dow Thompson — Marcus M. Towle — Margaret Towsley — Dow Vroman — Dow Walker
  Dow, Albert Gallatin (1808-1908) — also known as Albert G. Dow — of Randolph, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Born in Plainfield, Sullivan County, N.H., 1808. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County 2nd District, 1863-64; member of New York state senate 32nd District, 1874-75. Died in 1908 (age about 100 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Albert Gallatin
  Relatives: Son of Solomon Dow (1766-1822) and Phoebe (Buzzell) Dow; married, October 4, 1829, to Nancy Mason (died 1847); married, April 26, 1850, to Lydia Ann Mason (died 1891).
  Dow, Augustus — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 36th District, 1893-95. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Charles E. — of South Norwalk (now part of Norwalk), Fairfield County, Conn. Mayor of South Norwalk, Conn., 1903-07. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Charles M. — of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 51st District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Chester W. — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 1st District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, David — of Waco, McLennan County, Tex. Mayor of Waco, Tex., 1980-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Dow, David P. — of Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Dow, Douglas — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 5th District, 1961; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 9th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Dow, Edward A., Jr. — U.S. Vice Consul in Brussels, as of 1940; Cairo, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Edward Albert (b. 1879) — also known as Edward A. Dow — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, April 20, 1879. Railway timekeeper; real estate and insurance business; U.S. Consul in SAINT Stephen, 1915-17; Fort William, 1917; Port Arthur, 1917; Ciudad Juarez, 1917-20; Algiers, 1920-24; Rotterdam, 1924-28; Frankfort, 1928-30; U.S. Consul General in SAINT John's, 1930-33; Santiago, 1933-38. Catholic. Member, Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Noble Dow and Nora Gertrude Dow; married, October 6, 1909, to Rose C. Rush.
  Dow, Edwin R. — of Flagler Beach, Flagler County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Ernest W. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 15th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Everett E. — of La Grange, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, F. A. — of El Dorado County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 15th District, 1863-65. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Fred N. See Frederick Neal Dow
  Dow, Frederick Neal (1840-1934) — also known as Fred N. Dow — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, December 23, 1840. Republican. Newspaper publisher; president, Portland Gas Light Company; president, Portland Railroad Company; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1880, 1916, 1928 (speaker), 1932; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1883-85, 1890-95; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1887-90; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1889-90. Died November 27, 1934 (age 93 years, 339 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Neal Dow (1804-1897); married, October 22, 1864, to Julia Dana Hammond (born 1839).
  Dow, Harlan P. — of Manhattan, Riley County, Kan. Republican. Postmaster at Manhattan, Kan., 1890-94. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Harvey See S. Harvey Dow
  Dow, Harvey Dell (1875-1960) — also known as Harvey D. Dow — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo. Born May 22, 1875. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Pettis County, 1945-48, 1953-54; defeated, 1936, 1938, 1940. Died August 22, 1960 (age 85 years, 92 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Sedalia, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Dow (1842-1924) and Louisa Ann (Dill) Dow (1848-1894).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dow, Israel — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 19th District, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, J. G. — of Sonoma County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 19th District, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, James C. — of Dakota County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 3, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Dow, Jody (born c.1939) — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born about 1939. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 2004, 2008, 2012; member of Republican National Committee from Massachusetts, 2008-12. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Dow, John — Member of New York state assembly from Allegany and Steuben counties, 1818-21. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, John D. — of New Castle County, Del. American Independent candidate for Delaware state senate 11th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Dow, John Goodchild (1905-2003) — also known as John G. Dow — of Rockland County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 6, 1905. Democratic candidate for New York state senate 33rd District, 1954; Democratic candidate for New York state assembly from Rockland County, 1956; U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1965-69, 1971-73; defeated, 1968 (Democratic), 1972 (Democratic), 1974 (Democratic), 1982 (Democratic primary), 1982 (Liberal), 1990 (Democratic); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1968. Died in Suffern, Rockland County, N.Y., March 11, 2003 (age 97 years, 309 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joy Wheeler Dow (born 1859) and Elizabeth (Goodchild) Dow.
  The John G. Dow Post Office Building, in Tappan, New York, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dow, John VanNess (1804-1885) — also known as John Dow — of Eaton County, Mich. Born in Somerset County, N.J., January 15, 1804. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Eaton County 2nd District, 1863-64. Died in Vermontville, Eaton County, Mich., September 30, 1885 (age 81 years, 258 days). Interment at Welch Cemetery, Sunfield, Mich.
  Relatives: Married 1826 to Rachel Davis Beekman (1800-1846); married to Grace Searles (1805-1891).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dow, Jonathan — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Whig. Mayor of Portland, Maine, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Joseph — of Coventry, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Coventry, 1830. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Kenneth J. — Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 41st District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Dow, Leo See R. Leo Dow
  Dow, Margaret Grace See Margaret Towsley
  Dow, Marion T. — of East Dover (now part of Dover-Foxcroft), Piscataquis County, Maine. Postmaster at East Dover, Maine, 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Michael C. — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war; mayor of Mobile, Ala., 1989-. Still living as of 2005.
  Relatives: Married to Patsy Busby.
  Dow, Moses — of Haverhill, Grafton County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate from Grafton County, 1784-85, 1791-92; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1785-87. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Neal (1804-1897) — also known as "Napoleon of Temperance"; "Father of Prohibition"; "Grand Old Man in the Temperance Cause" — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, March 20, 1804. Tanning business; mayor of Portland, Maine, 1851, 1855; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1858-59; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1868; Prohibition candidate for President of the United States, 1880. Quaker. During the Civil War was captured by Confederate forces, imprisoned, and eventually exchanged for Confederate Gen. William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, who was a Union prisoner. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, October 2, 1897 (age 93 years, 196 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Josiah Dow (1766-1861) and Dorcas Dow (1773-1851); married, January 20, 1830, to Maria Cornelia Durant Maynard (1808-1883); father of Frederick Neal Dow (1840-1934).
  Neal Dow Avenue, in Westerleigh, Staten Island, New York, is named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: Neil D. CranmerNeal Dow BeckerNeal D. Bishop
  See also Wikipedia article
  Dow, Perry H. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate 19th District, 1891-92; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1908 (alternate), 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Peter (b. 1821) — of Oakland County, Mich. Born in 1821. Republican. Member of Michigan state senate, 1863-64, 1879-82 (6th District 1863-64, 18th District 1879-82); member of Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 2nd District, 1875-76. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, R. Leo — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Republican. Member of New Mexico state senate 32nd District, 1967-72. Still living as of 1972.
  Dow, Robert — of Arcadia, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Arcadia, Calif., 1954-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Robert — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Dow, Robert B. — of Norway, Oxford County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state senate 3rd District, 1943-46; Presidential Elector for Maine, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Robert G. — of Lebanon, Grafton County, N.H. Republican. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Lebanon, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Robert Michael, Jr. (b. 1965) — Born in Madison, Dane County, Wis., 1965. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, 2007-. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Dow, Robert W. — of Methuen, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fifth Essex District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, S. Harvey — of Beverly, Essex County, Mass. Mayor of Beverly, Mass.; elected 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Samuel Henry (b. 1821) — also known as Samuel H. Dow — of East Enosburg, Enosburg, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Hampton, Rockingham County, N.H., December 7, 1821. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Enosburg, 1888. Congregationalist. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Samuel P. — of Newmarket, Rockingham County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1858-59. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Stephen B. — U.S. Vice Consul in Zanzibar, 1865-67. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Stephen J. — of Alabama. Libertarian. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Dow, T. T. — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Mayor of Davenport, Iowa, 1877-78. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Thomas D. — of Stanton, Montcalm County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Wallace — of East Dover (now part of Dover-Foxcroft), Piscataquis County, Maine. Postmaster at East Dover, Maine, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, Warren — of Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, William — of Tuolumne County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 7th District, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, William — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Dow, William H. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Cumberland County (1st), 1931-32. Burial location unknown.


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