John Fowler

John Fowler

Birth
Chesterfield County, Virginia, USA
Death 22 Aug 1840 (aged 84)
Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 7501045 · View Source
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US Congressman. He was born in Chesterfield County, Virginia and studied at William and Mary College. In the Revolutionary War he was a Lieutenant in Captain Peterson's Company of Colonel Goode's Regiment of Virginia Militia. In Virginia he was a member of the convention in 1788 which ratified the United States Constitution. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives as a representative from Fayette County, Kentucky from 1797 to 1807 (At-Large from 1797 to 1803, 5th District from 1803 to 1807). He was Postmaster at Lexington, Kentucky for several years after that and owned a recreational resort near Lexington named "Fowler's Gardens".

Bio by: Bill LaBach


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  • Originally Created by: Bill LaBach
  • Added: 27 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7501045
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Fowler (27 Apr 1756–22 Aug 1840), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7501045, citing Old Episcopal Third Street Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .