Charlotte, North Carolina , United States
|| August 27, 1832
|Died||April 15, 1898
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|Info||DOWD, Clement, a Representative from North Carolina; born at Richland Creek, near Carthage, Moore County, N.C., August 27, 1832; attended the common schools; was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1856; engaged in teaching in 1857 and 1858; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice in Charlotte, N.C.; during the Civil War served in the Confederate Army; after the war resumed the practice of law; mayor of Charlotte 1869-1871; president of the Merchants & Farmers’ National Bank 1871-1874; president of the Commercial National Bank of Charlotte, N.C., 1874-1880; delegate to the Democratic State convention in 1881. |
U.S. Representative (D-NC) 1881-85.
State bank examiner in 1885 and 1886; collector of internal revenue for the district of North Carolina in 1886 and 1887; again engaged in the practice of law; died in Charlotte, N.C., April 15, 1898; interment in Elmwood Cemetery.