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Edward C. Dowling

mayor

Edward C. Dowling, American mayor.

Background

Dowling, Edward C. was born on November 5, 1900 in Morocco, Indiana, United States. Son of John E. and Margaret (Meadows) Dowling.

Education

Student in public schools.

Career

Machinist apprentice, 1919-1923. Locomotive machinist Indiana Harbor Belt R.R., 1925-1935. Superintendent Hammond (Indiana) Water Works, 1936-1948.

Superintendent Wicker Park, Indiana, 1949-1950. Registration officer, county commissioner Lake County, Indiana, 1951-1955. Mayor, Hammond, 1955-1967.

Precinct committeeman Democratic Party, city chairman, delegate Democratic nat. convs., 1956, 60. Knights of Columbus, Moose, Eagle.

Membership

Clubs: Lions, Elks, Exchange.

Connections

Married Opal M. Hendryx, September 27, 1923. Children: James, William, Robert, Edward, Theresa, Margaret.

father:
John E. Dowling

mother:
Margaret (Meadows) Dowling

spouse:
Opal M. Hendryx

children:
James Dowling

William Dowling

Robert Dowling

Edward Dowling

Theresa Dowling

Margaret Dowling