05/02/1831 - 09/03/1914

McGOWAN, William, a Representative from Lancaster County; born, May 2, 1831 in Sadsbury Township, Lancaster County, Pa.; teacher; farmer; justice of the peace, Christiana, Pa. (35 years); school director, Christiana; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1874, 1875, 1876 and 1877; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1878); died, September 3, 1914 in Christiana, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Pleasant United Methodist Cemetery, Christiana, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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