Bowden, Lemuel Jackson

Life Span
to
Full name
Lemuel Jackson Bowden
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Slave State
Education
William & Mary
Occupation
Politician
Attorney or Judge
Political Parties
Republican
Union (Unconditional Union, National Union)
Government
US Senate
State legislature

Lemuel Jackson Bowden (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
BOWDEN, Lemuel Jackson,  (uncle of George Edwin Bowden), a Senator from Virginia; born in Williamsburg, James City County, Va., January 16, 1815; graduated from William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Va.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1838 and commenced practice in Williamsburg; member, State house of delegates 1841-1846; delegate to the Virginia constitutional conventions in 1849 and 1851; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1863, until his death in Washington, D.C., on January 2, 1864; interment in Congressional Cemetery.
“Bowden, Lemuel Jackson,” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000678.
How to Cite This Page: "Bowden, Lemuel Jackson," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, https://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/index.php/node/5147.