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LOWELL-SHERMAN (Soundex L426) — See also LOWELL, SHERMAN.

  Lowell-Sherman, Lydia — of Fort Myers, Lee County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


LOWEN (Soundex L500) — See also COWEN, ENLOW, LAWAYNE, LAWHON, LAWHOUN, LEWIN, LEWINE, LOMEN, LOWDEN, LOWE, LOWENBERG, LOWENSTEIN, LOWENTHAL, LOWER, LOWN, NOWEL, NOWELL, OWEN, WELLON, WOOLEN, WOOLLEN.

  Lowen, William — of Sag Harbor, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1881. Burial location unknown.


LOWENBERG (Soundex L516) — See also LOWEN, LOWENSTEIN, LOWENTHAL, MEEUWENBERG, OWENBY, WOLLENBERG.

  Lowenberg, David — of Bloomsburg, Columbia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1864, 1876, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Lowenberg, Henry A. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Lowenberg, Lupe Casillas — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 79th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Lowenberg, Shelley E. — Communist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Iowa, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


LOWENSTEIN (Soundex L523) — See also BOWENS, DOWENS, HOWENSTINE, LOEWENSTEIN, LOWEN, LOWENBERG, LOWENTHAL, OWENS, OWENSBY, WENSTRAN, WENSTROM, WENSTRUP.

  LOWENSTEIN: See also Henry Anatole Grunwald
  Lowenstein, Allard Kenneth (1929-1980) — also known as Allard K. Lowenstein — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Long Beach, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., January 16, 1929. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960 (alternate), 1968, 1972; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1969-71; defeated, 1970, 1972 (primary), 1972 (Liberal), 1974, 1976, 1978 (primary). Jewish. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. Shot and mortally wounded by Dennis Sweeney, in his law office in Rockefeller Center, and died about seven hours later, in St. Clare's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 14, 1980 (age 51 years, 58 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Gabriel Abraham Lowenstein and Augusta (Goldberg) Lowenstein; married, November 25, 1966, to Jennifer Lyman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about Allard K. Lowenstein: Richard Cummings, The Pied Piper : Allard K. Lowenstein and the Liberal Dream — William H. Chafe, Never Stop Running
  Lowenstein, F. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Lowenstein, James Gordon (b. 1927) — also known as James G. Lowenstein — of Washington, D.C. Born in Long Branch, Monmouth County, N.J., August 6, 1927. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg, 1977-81. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Still living as of 1994.
  Relatives: Son of Melvyn Gordon Lowenstein and Katherine Price (Goldsmith) Lowenstein; married, June 11, 1955, to Dora Laurinda Richardson (divorced 1977); married, July 4, 1981, to Anne Cornely de la Selle.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


LOWENTHAL (Soundex L534) — See also LEWENTHAL, LOEWENTHAL, LOWEN, LOWENBERG, LOWENSTEIN.

  LOWENTHAL: See also Julius J. Gans — Oscar A. Lewis — Harry E. Lewis
  Lowenthal, Bonnie A. — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996 (alternate), 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Lowenthal, George H. — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Lowenthal, Mrs. Joseph — of Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Lowenthal, Margaret — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 7th District, 1986. Female. Still living as of 1986.
  Lowenthal, Mark J. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 23rd District, 1898. Burial location unknown.


LOWER (Soundex L600) — See also BLOWERS, BRALOWER, CLOWERS, FLOWER, FLOWERREE, FLOWERS, HORNBLOWER, LAWARE, LEWER, LOER, LOWBER, LOWDER, LOWE, LOWEN, LOWERRY, LOWERS, LOWERY, LOYER, ROWELL, ROWLEE, SHEIDLOWER, WALLOWER, WORRELL.

  LOWER: See also Earl Lauer Butz
  Lower, Abraham — also known as Abram Lower — of Point Pleasant, Ocean County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1888; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Ocean County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Lower, Abram See Abraham Lower
  Lower, Bill — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Lower, Christian (1740-1806) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pa., January 7, 1740. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1783; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1797; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1805-06; died in office 1806. Died in Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pa., December 19, 1806 (age 66 years, 346 days). Interment at Tulpehocken Church Burial Ground, Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lower, Frank B. — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lower, J. B. — of Washington, Washington County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1920, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Lower, R. N. See Richard Nathaniel Lower
  Lower, Richard Nathaniel (1850-1933) — also known as R. N. Lower — of Longwood Township, Pettis County, Mo. Born in Oldham County, Ky., January 15, 1850. Republican. Farmer; banker; member of Missouri state senate 15th District, 1925-28. Presbyterian. Member, Woodmen; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Struck by a train and killed, at the Missouri Pacific railroad station, in Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo., March 29, 1933 (age 83 years, 73 days). Interment at Longwood Cemetery, Longwood, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of George Lower and Margaret Lower (c.1818-1865); brother-in-law of Fred MacChesney (nephew by marriage of James Peter Walker (1851-1890)); married to Nancy Margaret Godby (1856-1890); married, June 15, 1892, to Anna Jane McChesney (1866-1943).
  Lower, W. A. — of Decatur, Adams County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Lower, William Barnes — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


LOWERRY (Soundex L600) — See also BLOWERS, BRALOWER, CLOWERS, FLOWER, FLOWERREE, FLOWERS, HORNBLOWER, LOWE, LOWER, LOWERS, LOWERY, LOWREY, ROWLEY, SHEIDLOWER, WALLOWER, WERRENRATH, WERRONEN, WOOLERY, WORLEY.

  LOWERRY: See also Lowerry Read McCloskey


LOWERS (Soundex L620) — See also BLOWERS, BOWERS, BOWERSOCK, BOWERSOX, BRALOWER, CLOWERS, FLOWER, FLOWERREE, FLOWERS, HORNBLOWER, LAUWERS, LEWARS, LOWE, LOWER, LOWERRY, LOWERY, LOWES, MOWERS, OWERS, POWERS, ROSSWELL, ROWLES, SHEIDLOWER, SHOWERS, SOWERS, STOWERS, TOWERS, WALLOWER.

  Lowers, John F. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 29th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


LOWERY (Soundex L600) — See also BLOWERS, BOWERY, BRALOWER, CLOWERS, DREWERY, FLOWER, FLOWERREE, FLOWERS, HORNBLOWER, LOWE, LOWER, LOWERRY, LOWERS, LOWEY, LOWREY, LOWRY, MOWERY, ROWLEY, SHEIDLOWER, TOWERY, WALLOWER, WERY, WOOLERY, WORLEY.

  LOWERY: See also Lowery Hay — Joseph Lowery Johnson — James Lowery Donaldson Morrison — James Lowry Robinson — James Speyer
  Lowery, A. K. — of Mt. Sterling, Brown County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Lowery, Bill See William David Lowery
  Lowery, C. L. — of Fayetteville, Fayette County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Fayette County Democratic Party, 1949-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lowery, Charles — of Seneca County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from Seneca County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lowery, Charles — of Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Lowery, J. H. See John Harvey Lowery
  Lowery, John Harvey (1860-1941) — also known as J. H. Lowery — of Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, La. Born in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, La., October 18, 1860. Republican. Physician; sugar grower; delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1916 (alternate), 1920, 1924, 1928, 1940. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows. Died, in Flint-Goodridge Hospital, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., September 25, 1941 (age 80 years, 342 days). Interment at Ascension Catholic Cemetery, Donaldsonville, La.
  Relatives: Son of John Harvey Lowery (1834-1907) and Elizabeth (Carson) Lowery (1835-1919); married 1883 to Elizabeth Conway (1867-1924); married, December 13, 1927, to Mary L. Brown (1907-1993).
  Lowery Middle School, and Lowery Elementary School, in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, are named for him.
  Epitaph: "Though He Sleeps, His Memory Doth Live, And Cheering Comfort To His Mourners Give."
  See also Wikipedia article
  Lowery, Joseph Echols (b. 1921) — also known as Joseph E. Lowery — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Huntsville, Madison County, Ala., October 6, 1921. Democrat. Pastor; leader in the civil rights movement; co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference; escaped death in 1963 when his hotel room in Birmingham, Ala., was bombed, and in 1979 when Klansmen in Decatur, Ala., opened fire on Lowery and other protesters; arrested while demonstrating in support of a garbage workers' strike in Atlanta, 1968; arrested during protests in Cullman, Ala., 1978; arrested while protesting apartheid at the South African Embassy in Washington, D.C., 1984; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1988 ; delivered eulogies at the funerals of Rosa Parks and Coretta Scott King; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Methodist. African ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married 1950 to Evelyn Gibson.
  Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard, in Atlanta, Georgia, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Lowery, Lois R. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 4th District, 1961. Female. Still living as of 1961.
  Lowery, Maggie — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Lowery, Myron — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1996, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Tennessee, 2004-08. Still living as of 2008.
  Lowery, Paul — Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Lowery, Robert G., Sr. — of Florissant, St. Louis County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Florissant, Mo., 2001-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Lowery, Samuel S. — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 1st District, 1870; member of New York state senate 19th District, 1872-75. Burial location unknown.
  Lowery, Sarah — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000; member, Rules Committee, 1988. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Lowery, Thomas J. — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 38th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lowery, Thomas J., Jr. — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 45th District, 1954; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 35th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lowery, William David (b. 1947) — also known as Bill Lowery — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., May 2, 1947. Republican. U.S. Representative from California 41st District, 1981-93. Catholic. Member, Urban League; Audubon Society; Navy League. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Henry Lowery and Eve L. (Howard) Lowery; married, September 7, 1968, to Kathleen Ellen Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier


LOWES (Soundex L200) — See also AULWES, CLOWES, COWES, ELOWEISE, LEIWS, LEWIS, LEWISS, LOUIS, LOWE, LOWERS, LOWIS, LOWNES, OWLES, SOLOWESZYK, SOWELL, SOWLE.

  Lowes, Joseph E. — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1900, 1904. Burial location unknown.


LOWEY (Soundex L000) — See also ALLOWAY, ALWAY, ELWAY, GOWEY, HOWEY, LAWE, LEWI, LOEWE, LOEWY, LOWE, LOWERY, LOWNEY, LOWREY, LOWY, OWLEY, SLOWEY, TOWEY, WOLLEY, WOOLEY, WOOLLEY, YELLOW, YOWELL.

  Lowey, Nita Melnikoff (b. 1937) — also known as Nita M. Lowey; Nita Sue Melnikoff — of Harrison, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., July 5, 1937. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1989-2019 (20th District 1989-93, 18th District 1993-2013, 17th District 2013-19); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Female. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee. Still living as of 2019.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


LOWHORN (Soundex L650) — See also DRAWHORN, HORN, LAWHORN, MAWHORTER, MCWHORTA, MCWHORTER, SNOWHOOK, WHORLEY, WHORTON.

  Lowhorn, Franklin — of Albany, Clinton County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 53rd District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.


LOWING (Soundex L520) — See also CHOWING, COWING, GLOWINA, GOWING, HOLOWINSKI, HOWING, LAWING, LINGOW, OWINGS, SLOWINSKI, WING.

  Lowing, Charles — of Georgetown Township, Ottawa County, Mich. Supervisor of Georgetown Township, Michigan; elected 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lowing, H. D. — of Crawford County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Crawford County, 1879-82. Burial location unknown.
  Lowing, John E. — of Wyoming County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Wyoming County, 1878, 1885. Burial location unknown.


LOWIS (Soundex L200) — See also AULWES, ELOWEISE, HOWISON, LEIWS, LEWIS, LEWISS, LISSOW, LOUIS, LOWES, POWIS, STROWISS.

  LOWIS: See also Lloyd Lowis Thurn
  Lowis, Donna — of Colby, Thomas County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lowis, W. W. — of Greenville, Bond County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.


LOWMAN (Soundex L550) — See also BOWMAN, BOWMAR, LAWMAN, LEWMAN, LOHMAN, LOHMANN, LOMAN, LOUGHMAN, LOWMILLER, LUHMANN, LUMAN, MOWMAN, PLOWMAN, SHOWMAN, STOWMAN, WOLLMAN, WOOLMAN.

  LOWMAN: See also Byron Phelps
  Lowman, Frank E. — of Liberty, Clay County, Mo. Republican. Automobile dealer; mayor of Liberty, Mo., 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lowman, Harry S. — of Lanark, Carroll County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940; chair of Carroll County Republican Party, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lowman, R. L., Jr. — of Buckhannon, Upshur County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Upshur County Republican Party, 1962-63. Still living as of 1963.
  Lowman, Ralph L. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lowman, Seymour (1868-1940) — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y. Born in Chemung town, Chemung County, N.Y., October 7, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Chemung County, 1909-10; chair of Chemung County Republican Party, 1910-34; member of New York state senate 41st District, 1919-24; defeated, 1910; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924, 1932; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1925-26; defeated, 1926; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, 1927-33; president, Elmira Savings Bank, 1933; president, Lowman Construction Corp.; president, U.S. Cut Flower Co. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in 1940 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Lowman (1832-1884) and Fanny (Bixby) Lowman; married, September 9, 1893, to Katherine Harding 'Kate' Smith.
  Lowman, Zelvin — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


LOWMILLER (Soundex L546) — See also LOWMAN, MILLER, PLOWMAN, SAWMILLER.

  Lowmiller, Louis — of Weirton, Hancock County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Weirton, W.Va., 1910-16. Burial location unknown.


LOWN (Soundex L500) — See also CLOWN, CLOWNEY, GLOWNIA, LAWN, LOAINE, LOAN, LOIN, LON, LONE, LOON, LOWEN, LOWNDES, LOWNES, LOWNEY, LOWNIK, LUANN, LUIHN, LUN, LUNE, LUNN, MULLOWNEY, MULLOWNY.

  LOWN: See also Dwight Backus
  Lown, Charles E. — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1912 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); postmaster at Saginaw, Mich., 1914-18. Burial location unknown.
  Lown, George H. — of Walworth, Walworth County, Wis. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1849. Burial location unknown.
  Lown, Harvey B. — of Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ridgefield; elected 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Lown, James Monroe — also known as James M. Lown — of Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y. Farmer; Yates County Treasurer, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: James Monroe
  Relatives: Father of James Monroe Lown, Jr. (1881-?).
  Lown, James Monroe, Jr. (b. 1881) — also known as James M. Lown, Jr. — of Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Benton, Yates County, N.Y., May 16, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; member of New York state assembly from Yates County, 1918-22. Member, Freemasons; Chi Psi; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: James Monroe
  Relatives: Son of James Monroe Lown (1848?-?) and Lillian (Armstrong) Lown; married, October 30, 1923, to Grace Merrill.


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