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  Cowles, Calvin J.
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1867-07-15  
 
NameCalvin J. Cowles
Address Wilkes County
Wilkesboro, North Carolina , United States
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Born January 06, 1821
DiedApril 01, 1907 (86 years)
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifedChronicler
Sep 13, 2020 01:00pm
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InfoBorn in Hamptonville NC; grew up in Elkville, Wilkes County

Pioneer in the root and herb industry in NC

Unionist in 1860-1861; unable to serve in the Confederate Army due to a disability

Wilkesboro postmaster

Presided over the 1868 North Carolina state constitutional convention.

Head of the US Mint in Charlotte 1869-1875

Lumberman in northwestern NC

Remains were buried in Charlotte NC.

Charlotte Observer, 4/2/1907

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FAMILY
Wife Ida Holden Cowles 00, 0000-
Son Charles H. Cowles 1875-1957
Father In-Law William W. Holden 1818-1892

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  04/23/1868 NC - District 06 Lost 47.18% (-5.64%)
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