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water resources executive.

James Harrison Lowell, American water resources executive. Odd Fellow. Elk.; Kiwanian.

Background

Lowell, James Harrison was born on May 4, 1860 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Harrison Gray and Sarah E. (Blake) Lowell.

Education

Educated Illinois State Normal School, Normal.

Career

Teacher, public schools, California, 1878-1882. In land development business, Pasadena, California, 1883. In sheep business, Montana, 1884-1891.

In land business, Washington, 1892. Secretary and manager Boise Land & Water Company and Riverside Irrigation District, also secretary Twin Falls Land & Water Company, 1893-1903. Member Idaho House of Representatives, 1903.

State water commissioner, Idaho, and president Payette-Boise Water Users Association, 1903-1909. Manager Roswell Park Fruit Company, 1909-1917. Manager Gem Irrigation District, 1917-1928.

President Idaho Egg Producers, 1917-1928. Idaho Egg Association, 1917-1943. Financial director College of Idaho, 1928-1938. trustee, 1903-1943.

Membership

Odd Fellow. Elk.; Kiwanian.

Connections

Married Florence E. Hard, October 8, 1898. Children: Wade Harrison, Blake J., Douglas Walter, Edwin Gray.

father:
Harrison Gray Lowell

mother:
Sarah E. (Blake) Lowell

spouse:
Florence E. Hard

children:
Wade Harrison Lowell

Blake J. Lowell

Douglas Walter Lowell

Edwin Gray Lowell