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water resources executive.

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


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


Educated Illinois State Normal School, Normal.


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.


Odd Fellow. Elk.; Kiwanian.


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

Harrison Gray Lowell

Sarah E. (Blake) Lowell

Florence E. Hard

Wade Harrison Lowell

Blake J. Lowell

Douglas Walter Lowell

Edwin Gray Lowell