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Bill G. Lowrey

Bill G. Lowrey, American ex-congressman. Mason.

Background

  • Lowrey, Bill G. was born on May 25, 1862 in Kossuth, Mississippi, United States. Son of General Mark P. and Sarah (Holmes) Lowrey.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, Blue Mountain Academy. Master of Arts, Mississippi College, Clinton, 1887 (Doctor of Laws, 1911). Tulane University, 1888-1889.

    Career

    • Professor English, Blue Mountain College, 1888-1898, president, 1898-1911. President Amarillo (Texas) Military Academy, 1911-1916. Field secretary Hillman College and Blue Mountain College, 1916-1920.

      Member 67th to 70th Congresses (1921-1929), 2d Mississippi District. Clerk United States District Court, Northern District of Mississippi, 1929-1935.

    Works

    • Author: Mississippi (with R. G. Lowrey and A. A. Kincannon), 1937.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Mason.

    Connections

    • Married Marylee Booth, July 25, 1889. Children: Joe J., Vernon Booth, Roswell Graves, Edwin Stovall, Leon Ray, Mary Alice, Baron Gray, Perrin Holmes.
    • father: General Mark P. Lowrey
    • mother: Sarah (Holmes) Lowrey
    • spouse: Marylee Booth
    • children: Joe J. Lowrey
    • Vernon Booth Lowrey
    • Roswell Graves Lowrey
    • Edwin Stovall Lowrey
    • Leon Ray Lowrey
    • Mary Alice Lowrey
    • Baron Gray Lowrey
    • Perrin Holmes Lowrey
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    Born March 25, 1862
    Died September 2, 1947
    (aged 85)
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