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Clement Dowd
Birth: Aug. 27, 1832
Moore County, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1898
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA

U.S. Congressman. Born at Richland Creek, North Carolina, he graduated from the University of North Carolina, in 1856 and was a teacher (1857-58). He then studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced to practice law in Charlotte, North Carolina. During the Civil War, he served as a Captain in Company H, 26th North Carolina Infantry, Confederate Army. After war, he was an attorney, Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, (1869-71), president of the Merchants & Farmersí National Bank, (1871-74) and president of the Commercial National Bank of Charlotte, (1874-80). In 1881, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Congresses, serving until 1885. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was North Carolina State bank examiner, (1885-86), collector of internal revenue for the District of North Carolina, (1886-87) and engaged in the practice of law until his death at age 65. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Willis Dickerson Dowd (1805 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  Lydia J Bruce Dowd (1832 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Ella Dowd (1857 - 1935)*
  Mattie Dowd (1860 - 1935)*
  Julia Dowd Bryan (1866 - 1922)*
  Nan Tyson Dowd Harding (1868 - 1953)*
  Hermon Dowd (1872 - 1929)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Dowd Gilmore (1831 - 1885)*
  Clement Dowd (1832 - 1898)
  James Cornelius Dowd (1835 - 1898)*
  Eliza Dowd Gilmore (1839 - 1913)*
  Charles Dickenson Dowd (1846 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Section B, Lot 39, Grave 4
GPS (lat/lon): 35.23537, -80.8456
 
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Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Nov 06, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8064434
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- Alan Brownsten
 Added: Apr. 15, 2016
Captain Clement Dowd, C.S.A.
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: May. 7, 2015
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- Tom Fagart
 Added: Apr. 22, 2015
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