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 John Anderson McDowell

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John Anderson McDowell

Birth
Killbuck, Holmes County, Ohio, USA
Death 2 Oct 1927 (aged 74)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 6851842 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the Mount Union College, taught school in Holmes County, Ohio, (1870-77) and was principal of Millersburg High School, Ohio, (1877-79). He also was superintendent of Millersburg schools, (1879-96) and was an instructor at College of Wooster, Ohio, (1896-97). Entering politics, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth Congresses, serving 1897-1901. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he was superintendent of the Ashland City Schools (1908-27), trustee of the Ohio State Normal College (1911-22), president of Northeastern Ohio Teachers' Association, in 1921 and president of the Ohio State Teachers' Association from 1926 until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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Gravesite Details Date of burial - Oct. 6, 1927.


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  • Added: 13 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6851842
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/6851842/john-anderson-mcdowell : accessed ), memorial page for John Anderson McDowell (25 Sep 1853–2 Oct 1927), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6851842, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .