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Alexander Dowling, American judge.

Background

Dowling, Alexander was born on December 19, 1839 in Hillsboro, Virginia, United States. Son of Henry M. and Harriet I. Dowling.

Education

Family removed to New Albany, Indiana, 1840. Education public and private schools.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1858. Elected prosecuting attorney for Court of Common Pleas at 19. City attorney, New Albany, Indiana, 1860-1868.

Refused appointment on Supreme Court bench offered by Governor Hovey, 1891. Justice Supreme Court of the Indiana, 1898-1904.

Connections

Married Cornelia F. Kiger, October 18, 1859.

father:
Henry M.

mother:
Harriet I. Dowling

spouse:
Cornelia F. Kiger