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Finis Ewing Downing
Birth: Aug. 24, 1846
Death: Mar. 8, 1936

US Congressman. Elected to represent Illinois's 16th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1895 to 1896. He was defeated in 1896. Also served as a Candidate for Secretary of State of Illinois in 1896.
Son of Nathan H. Downing, a Cumberland Presbyterian Clergyman, and Eliza Head, a daughter of John Head. Husband of Sue H. Payne, married Jan. 15, 1868. (bio by: K) 
 
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  Sue H Payne Downing (1850 - 1900)*
  Missouri Elizabeth Reel Downing (1840 - 1931)*
 
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Burial:
Walnut Ridge Cemetery
Virginia
Cass County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Feb 07, 2003
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