Biography of Fred Stowell
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE WORK ON JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK
EDITED BY: EDGAR C. EMERSON
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1898

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Stowell, Fred, was born on a farm in the town of Cape Vincent, in 1865, a son of Horace and Annie (Irvine) Stowell, residents of Cape Vincent. Mr. Stowell attended the common schools, but finishing his scholastic education at Ives Seminary at Antwerp, N. Y., and at Cazenovia Seminary. He commenced the s-udy of law with Porter & Waits at Watertown and from there he went to the Albany Law School from which he was graduated in 1889 with the degree of Bachelor of Laws. In 1890 he went to Dakota where he practiced his profession for three years, and then returned to Cape Vincent where he is now practicing law. He is village clerk of the village of Cape Vincent, and also town clerk of the town, having been elected to the latter office in 1896, when he received the highest number of votes cast for any name on his party ticket. On February 15, 1898, he was elected supervisor by a majority of eighty-five. He is, and has been all his life, an active Democrat. He is a Mason, being a member of Cape Vincent Lodge No. 293, F. & A. M. Few country lawyers have a better practice than Mr. Stowell.

 

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