William Owen Cowger

William Owen Cowger

Birth
Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska, USA
Death 2 Oct 1971 (aged 49)
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section 35, Lot 658-A
Memorial ID 7095741 · View Source
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US Congressman. He served in the United States Navy during World War II as a Midshipman. Elected as the Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, he served from 1961 to 1965. He was then elected as a Republican to represent Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1967 until 1971. He was defeated in 1970 for re-election by Congressman Romano L. Mazzoli, who would hold the seat for the next 23 years. He died in Louisville, Kentucky in 1971, 9 months after the end of his Congressional term.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 19 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7095741
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Owen Cowger (1 Jan 1922–2 Oct 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7095741, citing Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .