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Robert Gordon Cousins
Birth: Jan. 31, 1859
Cedar County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 1933
Iowa City
Johnson County
Iowa, USA

U.S. Congressman. Born on a farm near Tipton, Iowa, he graduated from Cornell College, in 1881, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1882 and opened a law practice in Tipton, Iowa. He was a member of the Iowa State House of Representatives in 1886 and prosecuting attorney of Cedar County, (1888-90). In 1893, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third Congress and to the next seven succeeding Congresses, serving until 1909. Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law, also engaged as a writer and as a Chautauqua Lecturer. H died at age 74 in Iowa City, Iowa. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  James Cousins (1833 - 1904)
  Mary Dallas Cousins (1826 - 1892)
 
 Siblings:
  Annie M Cousins (1856 - 1899)*
  Robert Gordon Cousins (1859 - 1933)
  Lewis E Cousins (1865 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Red Oak Cemetery
Tipton
Cedar County
Iowa, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 17, 2007
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