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Lawyer , real estate

Caspar Frank Cowan, Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Property, real (including real estate development, water)Probate (including wills, trusts)Taxation, personal incomelawyer. Decorated Bronze Star.

Background

Cowan, Caspar Frank was born on May 7, 1915 in Calais, Maine, United States. Son of Frank Irving and Helen Anna (Caspar) Cowan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin College, 1936. Juris Doctor Harvard University, 1940.

Career

Bar: Maine 1940, United States District Court Maine 1941, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1946. Association Cowan and Cowan, Portland, Maine, 1940-1948. Associate Perkins, Thompson, Hinckley and Keddy, Portland, 1948-1951, partner 1951-1991.

Achievements

  • Bar: Maine 1940, United States District Court Maine 1941, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1946.

Membership

Chairman Portland Renewal Authority, 1952-1964. Chairman Portland Housing Authority, 1958-1959. Lieutenant United States Army, 1942-1946.

Member American Bar Association, Maine State Bar Association (economics practice law committee, life standards committee), Cumberland County Bar Association, 10th Mount Division Alumni Association, Maine Charitable Mechanics Association, Woodfords Club, Junto Club.

Connections

Married Nancy Hopkinson Linnell, October 19, 1946. Children: Joanna Cowan Allen, Seth W., June Cowan Roelle.

father:
Frank Irving Cowan

mother:
Helen Anna(Caspar) Cowan

spouse:
Nancy Hopkinson Linnell

child:
Joanna Cowan Allen Cowan

child:
Seth W. Cowan

child:
June Cowan Roelle Cowan