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Alexander Mcdowell

Alexander Mcdowell, American congressman. Served 3 years in 121st Pennsylvania Volunteers in Civil War. Entered banking business at Sharon, Pennsylvania, 1870; Member 53d Congress (1893-1895). Pennsylvania at-large; member school board of Sharon, 1871-1911.

Background

  • Mcdowell, Alexander was born on March 4, 1845 in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Parker and Lavinia (Titus) M.

  • Education

    • Common school education.

    Career

    • Served 3 years in 121st Pennsylvania Volunteers in Civil War. Entered banking business at Sharon, Pennsylvania, 1870. President McDowell National Bank.

      Treasurer Protected Home Circle, etc.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Served 3 years in 121st Pennsylvania Volunteers in Civil War. Entered banking business at Sharon, Pennsylvania, 1870. Member 53d Congress (1893-1895).

    Pennsylvania at-large. Member school board of Sharon, 1871-1911.

    Connections

    • Married Clara Blekley, September 26, 1866.
    • father: Parker M.
    • mother: Lavinia (Titus) M.
    • spouse: Clara Blekley
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    Died September 30, 1913
    (aged 68)
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