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.
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In New York City, the Tap Extravaganza (May 28) honors Jerry Ames, Jo Rowan, John Bedford, and Ralph Guild.