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John Fowler

consul

John Fowler, American consul.

Background

Fowler, John was born on May 9, 1858 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Henry and Julia A. (Brown) Fowler.

Education

Educated Phillips Aced., Exeter, N.H., class of ’79.

Career

Entered government service April 1879. In Naval Rendezvous, Washington, until 1881. Then on United States Ship Tallapoosa until that vessel was wrecked, August 1885.

Clerk to captain, to Secretary of the Navy, and to the President. Cruised around the world, 1886-1889. United States consul at Ningpo, China, 1890-1896, at Chefoo, China, 1896-1912, Foochow, China, July 1, 1912-1914, at Rimouski, Canada, December 29, 1914-October 21, 1915.

Resigned. Appointed consul-general, February 2, 1904, reappointed consul, June 10, 1908. Appointed consul at Riviere du Loup, Canada, March 12, 1915, but declined.

Connections

Married Lydia Marie Loureiro, March 18, 1891 (died 1901).

father:
John Henry Fowler

mother:
Julia A. (Brown) Fowler

spouse:
Lydia Marie Loureiro