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Ralph Phillips Lowe
Birth: Nov. 27, 1805
Death: Dec. 22, 1883
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Fourth Governor of Iowa. He was born in Warren County, Ohio. He settled in the town of Muscatine, and was selected as a representative to the Iowa state constitutional convention in 1844. He moved to Lee County at the end of the 1840s, and became the district judge succeeding George Henry Williams. He became an Iowa state court judge in 1852. In 1857 he was nominated as the Republican candidate for Governor of Iowa, with Oran Faville as his Lieutenant. He won the election by a narrow margin (38,498 votes to 36,088) and served as Governor for two years between 1858 and 1860. At the end of his term he was appointed as a justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, which he served as between 1860 and 1867. He resumed practicing law, and in 1874 moved to Washington, D.C., where he died on 22 December 1883. (bio courtesy of: Wikipedia) 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob D. Lowe (1767 - 1839)
  Martha Perlee Lowe (____ - 1810)
 
 Spouse:
  Phoebe Carleton Lowe (1819 - 1891)
 
 Children:
  Clifton Lowe (1844 - 1919)*
  LeMoine Lowe (1851 - 1893)*
  Ralph Lowe (1859 - 1894)*
 
 Siblings:
  Peter Perlee Lowe (1801 - 1886)*
  Ralph Phillips Lowe (1805 - 1883)
  John Gilbert Lowe (1817 - 1892)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: N-21-5
 
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Record added: Aug 24, 2009
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