Biography of David M. Cowan


Cowan, David M., Buffalo, son of Robert and Mary A. (Finley) Cowan, was born in Buffalo, N. Y., December 25, 1854, and received a public school education. He was employed in Bradstreet's Commercial Agency for a short time, and then en tered the wholesale drug house of Harries, Powell & Co., of which he became a a member in 1890, and which is now Plimpton, Cowan & Co. This firm conducts one of the largest wholesale grocery and drug establishments in Western New York. Mr. Cowan was married in August, 1885, to Marian W. Moses, of Buffalo.

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Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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