Convention Member James Gower

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Born October 22, 1806, in Abbott, Maine and died November 12, 1879. He came to Iowa and settled at Gower’s Ferry on the Cedar River, November 5, 1840, and came to Iowa City in 1845. He was married in 1831 to Miss Borredell Greenwood, of Hebron, Maine. He represented Cedar County in the 1844 constitutional convention of Iowa. He was a successful business man. Source: Reference: History of Johnson County, Iowa, 1836 to 1882