Cowan, Edgar

Life Span
to
Full name
Edgar Cowan
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
No. of Siblings
0
No. of Spouses
1
No. of Children
3
Family
Williana Cowan (single mother), Robert Cooper ("putative" father), William Cowan (grandfather), Lucetta Oliver (wife) 
Other Education
Franklin College (OH)
Occupation
Politician
Farmer or Planter
Businessman
Educator
Other Occupation
keelboatman
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Political Parties
Republican
Government
US Senate
How to Cite This Page: "Cowan, Edgar," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, https://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/index.php/node/42675.