Richard Johns Bowie

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Richard Johns Bowie

Birth
Georgetown, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Death 12 Mar 1881 (aged 73)
Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Section D1, Lot 3, Site 6
Memorial ID 30092635 · View Source
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US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1826 and commenced the practice of law in Washington, D.C. He relocated to Maryland in the 1830s, was a member of the State House of Delegates 1835 to 1837, served in the State Senate 1837 to 1841 and was the State's attorney for Montgomery County, 1844 to 1849. In 1849, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses, serving until 1853. An unsuccessful canidate for reelection, he served as chief judge of the court of appeals of Maryland, until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 26 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30092635
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Johns Bowie (23 Jun 1807–12 Mar 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30092635, citing Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .