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Rowe-thayer to Rowlader

ROWE-THAYER (Soundex R360) — See also ROWE, THAYER.

  ROWE-THAYER: See also Thomas Sterling


ROWELL (Soundex R400) — See also ARWILLA, CROWELL, LOWER, NOWELL, POWELL, PROWELL, RODWELL, ROMELL, ROWE, ROWLEE, WORRELL.

  ROWELL: See also John Quincy Adams — Charles Tyler Bean — James Paul Blanton — LeRoy Rowell Folsom — Henry Oakes Kent — Daniel Rowell Neal
  Rowell, Charles (1785-1867) — of Allenstown, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Salem, Rockingham County, N.H., February 2, 1785. Farmer; member of New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1856-58. Died in Suncook, Allenstown, Merrimack County, N.H., January 11, 1867 (age 81 years, 343 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lemuel Rowell (1751-1808) and Mary (Severance) Rowell (1755-1813); married, February 9, 1809, to Mary Polly Davis (1782-1859); second cousin once removed of Aaron Augustus Sargent; third cousin twice removed of Sanford Winslow Abbey; fourth cousin once removed of Daniel Webster (1782-1852) and Thaddeus Stevens.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Sargent-Webster-Rowell family of New York; Vanderbilt-Tuck-Pickering-Webster family; Eastman-Webster-Rowell family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Rowell, Charles E. — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Mayor of Stamford, Conn., 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, Chester Abbott (1844-1912) — also known as Chester A. Rowell — of Fresno, Fresno County, Calif. Born in Woodsville, Haverhill, Grafton County, N.H., August 17, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; physician; newspaper publisher; member of California state senate, 1880-82, 1899-1901, 1903-05; Presidential Elector for California, 1884; member, University of California Board of Regents, 1891-1912.; mayor of Fresno, Calif., 1909-12; died in office 1912. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 9, 1912 (age 67 years, 266 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Chapel of the Light Columbarium, Fresno, Calif.; statue at Courthouse Park, Fresno, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Barney Rowell (1800-1850) and Cynthia Hay (Abbott) Rowell (1806-1866); brother of Jonathan Harvey Rowell; married to Nellie (Hale) Rowell (1840-1881; his uncle's widow); uncle of Chester Harvey Rowell; fourth cousin once removed of Robert Foss Fernald (1890-?).
  Political families: Eastman family; Rowell family of Maine; Pitman family of Bartlett, New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rowell, Chester Harvey (1867-1948) — also known as Chester H. Rowell — of Fresno, Fresno County, Calif.; Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Bloomington, McLean County, Ill., November 1, 1867. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1912, 1928, 1936; member, University of California Board of Regents, 1914-48; California Republican state chair, 1916-18. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Tau Delta. Died in Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif., April 12, 1948 (age 80 years, 163 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Harvey Rowell (1833-1908) and Maria Sanford (Woods) Rowell (1843-1916); married, August 1, 1897, to Myrtle Marie Lingle; nephew of Chester Abbott Rowell.
  Political family: Rowell family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rowell, Edward Morgan (b. 1931) — of California. Born in 1931. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Bolivia, 1985-88; Portugal, 1988-90; Luxembourg, 1990-94. Still living as of 1994.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Rowell, Edward T. — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Postmaster at Lowell, Mass., 1874-85. Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, Eliphalet (1822-1903) — of Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Livermore, Androscoggin County, Maine, May 28, 1822. Republican. Newspaper publisher; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1858, 1861, 1880-81; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; postmaster at Hallowell, Maine, 1866-78; mayor of Hallowell, Maine, 1890. Baptist. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., October 31, 1903 (age 81 years, 156 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Sophia (Warren) Rowell (1792-1888) and Abijah Rowell (1795-1885); married 1844 to Ellen Frances Smith (1826-1897).
  Rowell, George B. — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1944; Massachusetts Republican state chair, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, George P. — of Lancaster, Coos County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, George P. — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stamford; elected 1906; candidate for mayor of Stamford, Conn., 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, Irving W. — of Newport, Sullivan County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Newport; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, J. F. — of Lawton, Comanche County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, Jesse R. — of Newport, Sullivan County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Newport, 1948; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Newport, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, John W. — Justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, Jonathan Harvey (1833-1908) — also known as Jonathan H. Rowell — of Bloomington, McLean County, Ill. Born in Haverhill, Grafton County, N.H., February 10, 1833. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1880; U.S. Representative from Illinois 14th District, 1883-91. Died in Bloomington, McLean County, Ill., May 15, 1908 (age 75 years, 95 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Barney Rowell (1800-1850) and Cynthia Hay (Abbott) Rowell (1806-1866); brother of Chester Abbott Rowell; father of Chester Harvey Rowell; fourth cousin once removed of Robert Foss Fernald (1890-?).
  Political families: Eastman family; Rowell family of Maine; Pitman family of Bartlett, New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Rowell, Lonnie — of South Carolina. Republican. Presidential Elector for South Carolina, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Rowell, Lora L. — of Pearsall, Frio County, Tex. Postmaster at Pearsall, Tex., 1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, Marion S. — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, Melvin W. — of Northwood, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Northwood; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, Ralph C. (1900-1977) — of Gogebic County, Mich. Born in 1900. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Gogebic County, 1937-38; defeated in primary, 1938, 1940. Died in 1977 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, Ralph R. — of South Thomaston, Knox County, Maine. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Knox County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, Ted — of Baudette, Lake of the Woods County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, Thomas — of Warner, Rockingham County (now Merrimack County), N.H. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Warner, 1779. Burial location unknown.
  Rowell, William Bascom (1800-1880) — of Marion, Marion District (now Marion County), S.C. Born in Marion District (now Marion County), S.C., March 28, 1800. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1832, 1850, 1854; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Marion, 1860-62. Methodist. Died in Nichols, Marion County, S.C., May 22, 1880 (age 80 years, 55 days). Interment at Jones Nichols Cemetery, Nichols, S.C.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


ROWEN (Soundex R500) — See also ERWIN, ERWINE, IRWIN, ORWIN, OWEN, OWNER, ROEN, ROUEN, ROWAN, ROWDEN, ROWE, ROWENA, ROWER, WONNER.

  Rowen, A. A. — of Parker, Turner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 6th District, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Rowen, James C. — of Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Rowen, John — of New York. Member of New York state assembly from Charlotte County, 1777-78. Burial location unknown.
  Rowen, Paul R. — Member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1948-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rowen, William — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 3rd District, 1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Rowen, William E. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936 (alternate), 1940 (alternate), 1944, 1948 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


ROWENA (Soundex R500) — See also ERWIN, ERWINE, IRWIN, ORWIN, ROWAN, ROWE, ROWEN, ROYENA, SWENARTON.

  ROWENA: See also Rowena Eaton Baca — Rowena Burger — Rowena Morse Mann


ROWER (Soundex R600) — See also BROWER, HARROWER, POWER, ROER, ROEWER, ROMER, ROWE, ROWEN, ROYER, THROWER, TROWER.

  Rower, Henry — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 16th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


ROWETT (Soundex R300) — See also BANOWETZ, CHENOWETH, CHYNOWETH, GOWETZ, IORWITH, JOWETT, RAWAT, ROWE, ROWLETT, TOWER, TROWE.

  Rowett, William Q. — U.S. Consular Agent in Rangoon, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.


ROWLADER (Soundex R436) — See also CADWALADER, CADWALLADER, CLADER, GLADER, LADER, LADERMAN, ROWLAND, ROWLANDS, ROWLATT, SLADER, WLADIMIR, WLADKOSKI, WLADYSLAW.

  ROWLADER: See also John Clark Ketcham


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