George Washington Cowles


George Washington Cowles Famous memorial

Otisco, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Death 20 Jan 1901 (aged 77)
Clyde, Wayne County, New York, USA
Burial Clyde, Wayne County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 6399203 View Source

U.S. Congressman. Born in Otisco, New York, he graduated from Hamilton College, in 1845, taught school until 1853, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1854 and commenced to practice law in Clyde, New York. He served as judge of the Wayne County Court, (1864-69). In 1869, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress, serving until 1871. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law, was again judge of Wayne County Court, (1874-80) and from 1886, until his death at age 78 in Clyde, New York.

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  • Added: 8 May 2002
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Washington Cowles (6 Dec 1823–20 Jan 1901), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6399203, citing Maple Grove Cemetery, Clyde, Wayne County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .