03/16/1816 - 10/31/1886

LOWTHER, William, a Representative from Cumberland and Perry Counties; born, March 16, 1816 in Concord, Franklin County, Pa.; engaged, boating; contractor, railroad construction, Philadelphia and Erie Railroad and Boston and Hartford Railroad; elected, council, Newport; elected, president, Newport school board; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1860; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1861); died, October 31, 1886 in Newport, Perry County, Pennsylvania; interred, Newport Cemetery, Newport, Perry County, Pennsylvania.

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