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Alexander Mcdowell

congressman

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.

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