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Lafayette Rowland


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1895-1896 22 Democrat
1897-1898 22 Democrat
 Counties   Carbon, Monroe, Pike

Biography

1837 - 1903

Lafayette Rowland was the brother of Senator Samuel H. Rowland, and uncle of Senator G. Frank Rowland. He was born in Rowlands, Lackawaxen Township, Pike County, January 16, 1837, the son Samuel H. and Lucinda (Rogers) Rowland; educated in public schools; Fort Edwards Institute; worked as a school teacher; pursued farming and lumbering; treasurer of Pike County, 1874-1875; member of the state House of Representatives, 1889; and was elected to the state Senate in November 1894, serving one term. He died on October 31, 1903, age 66.