Clement Dowd


Clement Dowd Famous memorial

Carthage, Moore County, North Carolina, USA
Death 15 Apr 1898 (aged 65)
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Section B, Lot 39, Grave 4
Memorial ID 8064434 View Source

US Congressman. Born at Richland Creek, North Carolina, he graduated from the University of North Carolina, in 1856 and was a teacher (1857-58). He then studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced to practice law in Charlotte, North Carolina. During the Civil War, he served as a Captain in Company H, 26th North Carolina Infantry, Confederate Army. After war, he was an attorney, Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, (1869-71), president of the Merchants & Farmers’ National Bank, (1871-74) and president of the Commercial National Bank of Charlotte, (1874-80). In 1881, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Congresses, serving until 1885. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was North Carolina State bank examiner, (1885-86), collector of internal revenue for the District of North Carolina, (1886-87) and engaged in the practice of law until his death at age 65.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 6 Nov 2003
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