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Frank Orren Lowden

Frank Orren Lowden, American ex-governor. member of the board of directors International Live Stock Exposition since 1919. President Holstein-Friesian Association America, 1921-1930; member board directors Foreign Bondholders Protective Council, Inc., 1933-1937. Lieutenant colonel 1st Infantry, Illinois National Guard, 1898. President Law.

Background

  • Lowden, Frank Orren was born on January 26, 1861 in Sunrise City, Minnesota, United States. Son of Lorenzo O. and Nancy Elizabeth (Breg) Bachelor of Arts, Iowa State University (valedictorian), 1885.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, Union College of Law, Chicago (valedictorian), 1887. Doctor of Laws, University of Iowa, 1918, Knox College, 1918, Northwestern University, 1919, Lincoln Memorial U., 1919, University of Chicago, 1921, University of Colorado, 1922, Lafayette College, 1923, College of William and Mary, 1923, Miami University, 1924, University of Oregon, 1929, Washington and Lee, 1931. Doctor of Civil Law, Syracuse University, 1924.

    Career

    • Of George M. Pullman, April 29, 1896. Children—Pullman, Florence (Mistress Phillip Miller), Harriet (Mistress Albert F. Madlener, Junior), Frances (Mistress Frederick R. Wierdsma). Practiced law, Chicago, 1887-1906.

      Professor of law, Northwestern University, 1899. Delegate Republican National Convention, 1900, 04. Member Republican National Committee, 1904-1912, and member Executive Committee, campaigns, 1904, 08.

      Elected 59th Congress, November 6, 1906, for unexpired term (1906-1907) of R. R. Hitt, deceased. Reëlected 60th and 61st Congresses (1907-1911), 13th Illinois District. Governor of Illinois, 1917-1921.

      Received 311½ votes for presidential nomination in Republican National Convention, 1920. Declined nomination for vice president by Republican National Convention in 1924.

    Membership

    Member of the board of directors International Live Stock Exposition since 1919. President Holstein-Friesian Association America, 1921-1930. Member board directors Foreign Bondholders Protective Council, Inc., 1933-1937.

    Lieutenant colonel 1st Infantry, Illinois National Guard, 1898. President Law.

    Connections

    • Married Florence, d. Children: Pullman, Florence (Mistress.
    • father: Lorenzo O. Bachelor of Arts
    • mother: Nancy Elizabeth (Breg) Bachelor of Arts
    • spouse: Florence
    • children: Pullman Lowden
    • Florence (Mrs Lowden
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    Born January 26, 1861
    Died March 20, 1943
    (aged 82)
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