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 Jesse Lowe

Jesse Lowe

Birth
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Death 3 Apr 1868 (aged 54)
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Eastern edge of Section 10
Memorial ID 11430 · View Source
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Western Pioneer. Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, after serving as a Paymaster in the US Army during the Mexican American War, he with companions left to build a new settlement in the mid west. Settling in the Omaha Indian Territory of Nebraska, he established a farm in 1854 and was a founding member of the Omaha Claim Club. He was real estate agent for the area and built the first bank building in the city named Omaha after the Omaha Indians. He became a fixture to the city and was a major investor in the Nebraska Ferry Company which was the foremost ferry company in Omaha for more than 25 years. In March 1857, he was elected first Mayor of the City of Omaha and served one term.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 6 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11430
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse Lowe (11 Mar 1814–3 Apr 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11430, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .