Rowan, John

Rowan, John

(1773–1843) U.S. representative/senator; born in York, Pa. A lawyer, he represented Kentucky in Congress (Rep., 1807–09), returning to the state legislature (1813–24), and then going to the Senate (1825–39) where he chaired the Judiciary Committee.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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