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Frank Cowen Frank Marion Cowen
Full Name: Frank Marion Cowen
Date of birth: August 12, 1879
Date of death: April 7, 1957

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 19-5 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Frank H. Cowen. House Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Frank Marion Cowen, birth date 8/14/1878 in Carbondale, Kansas; residence in Houston, Harris County, self-employed, draft registration 4/27/1942 in Houston. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1900 - Frank Cowen, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, age 22, born August 1878 in Kansas, book finisher, boarder in household of Clara Whitehead.
    Census of 1930 - Frank M. Cowen, Houston, Harris County, Texas, age 51, born circa 1879 in Kansas, real estate.
    Census of 1940 - Frank Cowen, Houston, age 62, born circa 1878 in Kansas, real estate agent/real estate company, brother of Charley Cowen.
    Not found in 1910-1920 Census. FamilySearch. 1900 1930 1940
  • Frank M. Cowen, birth date 8/12/1879 in Carbondale, Kansas; parents Eber Cowen, born in Jerseyville, Illinois, and Sarah Little, born in England; death date 4/7/1957 in Houston, realtor--own business, real estate, burial in Forest Park Cemetery, Houston. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Frank Marion Cowen, birth date 8/14/1878, residence in Houston, Harris County, manufacturer, F.M. Cowan & Co., nearest relative Eber Cowan, draft registration 9/4/1918 in Houston. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Frank M. Cowen. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - Frank M. Cowen, postoffice Houston, nativity Kansas, age 44 (born circa 1879), real estate dealer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Frank Cowen, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Printing  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    State Juvenile Training School, Investigate  
     

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