E. A. Mitchell
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Indiana's 11th district
March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881
|Preceded by||James L. Evans|
|Succeeded by||George W. Steele|
|Born||January 7, 1819|
Clinton County, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||February 10, 1903 (aged 84)|
Wabash, Indiana, U.S
Born in Clinton County, Ohio, Cowgill attended the common schools. He moved with his parents to Indiana in 1836. He studied law in Winchester, Randolph County. He moved to Wabash County, Indiana, in 1846. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Wabash. He served as member of the Indiana House of Representatives in 1851 and again during the special session of 1865. He served as treasurer of Wabash County 1855-1859, and provost marshal of the eleventh district of Indiana 1862-1865.
Later career and death
He resumed the practice of his profession in Wabash, Indiana, where he died February 10, 1903. He was interred in Falls Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Calvin Cowgill (id: C000824)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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