03/16/1816 - 10/09/1887

McDOWELL, James D., a Representative from Franklin County; born, March 16, 1816 in Peters Township, Franklin County, Pa.; engaged in surveying; farmer; elected, associate judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Franklin County (1871-1876); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1880; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1882); died, October 9, 1887 in St. Thomas Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Spring Grove Cemetery, Lemasters, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.


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