10/02/1845 - 01/10/1909

COWAN, James Bryson Oliver, a Representative from Westmoreland County;  born, October 2, 1845 in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa.; attended, Greensburg Academy; corporal, Company C, 54th Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia (1863, Civil War); engaged, printing business; printer, Greensburg Democrat; farmer; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1891 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1893 term; coal operator; died, January 10, 1909 in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint Clair Cemetery, Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

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