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Edward C. Dowling

Edward C. Dowling, American mayor.


  • Dowling, Edward C. was born on November 5, 1900 in Morocco, Indiana, United States. Son of John E. and Margaret (Meadows) Dowling.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools.


    • Machinist apprentice, 1919-1923. Locomotive machinist Indiana Harbor Belt R.R., 1925-1935. Superintendent Hammond (Indiana) Water Works, 1936-1948.

      Superintendent Wicker Park, Indiana, 1949-1950. Registration officer, county commissioner Lake County, Indiana, 1951-1955. Mayor, Hammond, 1955-1967.

      Precinct committeeman Democratic Party, city chairman, delegate Democratic nat. convs., 1956, 60. Knights of Columbus, Moose, Eagle.


    Clubs: Lions, Elks, Exchange.


    • Married Opal M. Hendryx, September 27, 1923. Children: James, William, Robert, Edward, Theresa, Margaret.
    • father: John E. Dowling
    • mother: Margaret (Meadows) Dowling
    • spouse: Opal M. Hendryx
    • children: James Dowling
    • William Dowling
    • Robert Dowling
    • Edward Dowling
    • Theresa Dowling
    • Margaret Dowling
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    Born November 5, 1900
    Died February 20, 1974
    (aged 73)