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John Rowan

John Rowan, American senator.

Background

  • Rowan, John was born on July 12, 1773 in near York, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William and Eliza (Cooper) Rowan.

  • Career

    • President Ky.

    Membership

    Member United States House of Representatives (Republican) from Kentucky, 10th Congress, 1807-1809, obtained passage of resolutions to investigate alleged Spanish intrigues of the United States Judge Harry Innes of Kentucky. Member Kentucky House of Representatives from Nelson County, 1813-1817, from Jefferson County, 1822-1824. Member United States Senate from Kentucky, 1825-1831, took part in Webster-Hayne debate.

    Member of commission to adjust claims against Mexico, 1839.

    Connections

    • Married Annie Lyttle, 8 children.
    • father: William Rowan
    • mother: Eliza (Cooper) Rowan
    • spouse: Annie Lyttle
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    Born July 12, 1773
    Died July 13, 1843
    (aged 70)
    Nationality