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Gardner Cowles, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1861
Mahaska County
Iowa, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1946

Publisher, Politician. Purchased several mid-west newspapers to create Cowles Media empire. He also served as a Republican for two terms in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1899 to 1903. Son of William Fletcher Cowles and Maria Elizabeth LaMonte, Gardner passed away on his 85th birthday. 
Family links: 
  Florence Maud Call Cowles (1861 - 1950)
  Florence Cowles Kruidenier (1895 - 1985)*
  John Cowles (1898 - 1983)*
  Gardner Cowles (1903 - 1985)*
*Calculated relationship
Glendale Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block: 38 Section: A Lot: 00645
Created by: Burt
Record added: Jan 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24085506
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I think Gardner Cowles, Sr was originally buried in 38-A-645 as cemetery records list original burial date at that location but there is no stone there. He was subsequently moved to 31-9 to be with family as cemetery records list later burial date at that...(Read more)
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