Joshua A. Lowell

U.S. Congressperson

1801 – 1874

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Who was Joshua A. Lowell?

Joshua Adams Lowell was a United States Representative from Maine. He was born in Thomaston on March 20, 1801. He attended the common schools where he also taught. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in East Machias. He was elected a member of the Maine House of Representatives. He was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Congresses. He was chairman of Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1842. Lowell resumed the practice of law, and died in East Machias on March 13, 1874. His interment was in the Village Cemetery.

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Born
1801
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  • Joshua Lowell
Died
1874

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on July 23, 2013

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