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John Lowell

merchant , philanthropist

John Lowell, American merchant, philanthropist. Member Boston City Council, Mass.

Background

Lowell, John was born on May 11, 1799 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Francis Cabot and Hannah (Jackson) Lowell.

Education

Entered Harvard, 1813.

Career

Member Boston City Council, Massachusetts Legislature. Went to India as merchant dealing with East Indies, 1816. Provided funds to found Lowell Institute in his will, 1832.

Membership

Member Boston City Council, Mass.

Connections

Married Georgina Amory, April.

father:
Francis Cabot Lowell

mother:
Hannah (Jackson) Lowell

spouse:
Georgina Amory