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Edgar Cowan
Birth: Sep. 9, 1815
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 1885
Greensburg
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA

U.S. Senator. He graduated from Franklin College Ohio, in 1839, became a boat builder, schoolmaster, and a student of medicine. He then studied law, admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, in 1842. In 1861, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, serving until 1867. After his term, he was appointed by President Andrew Johnson as Minister to Austria, but it was not confirmed by the US Senate. He then resumed the practice of law until his death at age 69. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Lucetta Isett Oliver Cowan (1820 - 1905)*
 
 Children:
  Lizzie Cowan Hazlett (1843 - 1912)*
  Frank Cowan (1844 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Clair Cemetery
Greensburg
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
Record added: Dec 05, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8157559
Edgar Cowan
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Edgar Cowan
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Edgar Cowan
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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- Bunny
 Added: Sep. 9, 2015

- Bunny
 Added: Sep. 9, 2015
Edgar Cowen father name was David Cowen who was born in Edinburgh, Scotland.David Cowen and a brother John Cowen came from Scotland together to America. John migrated Pennsylvania to Virginia then to Tennessee and Arkansas.
- sylvia Evans
 Added: May. 26, 2012
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