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  Cowen, John Kissig
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NameJohn Kissig Cowen
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Baltimore, Maryland , United States
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Born October 28, 1844
DiedApril 26, 1904 (59 years)
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Infoa Representative from Maryland; born near Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio, October 28, 1844; attended the public schools and the local academies at Fredericksburg and Hayesville, Ohio; was graduated from Princeton College in 1866 and from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; was admitted to the bar of Ohio in 1868 and commenced practice in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio; prosecuting attorney of Holmes County; moved to Baltimore, Md., in February 1872 and was appointed counsel of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co.; from 1876 to 1896 was general counsel of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co.; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1897); was not a candidate for renomination in 1896 to the Fifty-fifth Congress; president of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co. from January 1896 to June 1901; died in Chicago, Ill., April 26, 1904; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio.

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