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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1861 Republican
1862 Republican
 Counties   Crawford, Warren


04/14/1821 - 01/23/1894

COWAN, Ephraim, a Representative from Crawford and Warren Counties; born, April 14, 1821 in Wales Center, Erie County, NY; journalist; proprietor, Allegheny Mail (1847-1849); proprietor, Warren Mail (1849-1894); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1860 and 1861; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1862); clerk, United States Department of the Interior, Washington, DC; law clerk, Congressman Glenni Scofield; appointed, deputy collector, United States Internal Revenue Service (1878-1889); secretary, Office of the Public Printer of the United States (1890-1894); died, January 23, 1894 in Washington, District of Columbia; interred, Oakland Cemetery, Warren, Warren County, Pennsylvania.