James Lowry, Jr.

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James Lowry, Jr.
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James Lowry, Jr.
25th Mayor of Pittsburgh
In office
1864–1866
Preceded byBenair C. Sawyer
Succeeded byWilliam C. McCarthy
Personal details
Born1820
Scotland
DiedJuly 20, 1876 (aged 55/56)
St. Louis, Missouri
 
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James Lowry, Jr.
JamesLowryJr.jpg
James Lowry, Jr.
25th Mayor of Pittsburgh
In office
1864–1866
Preceded byBenair C. Sawyer
Succeeded byWilliam C. McCarthy
Personal details
Born1820
Scotland
DiedJuly 20, 1876 (aged 55/56)
St. Louis, Missouri

James Lowry, Jr. (1820 – July 20, 1876) was Mayor of Pittsburgh from 1864 to 1866.

Life[edit]

Lowry was born in Scotland in 1820. He owned a foundry and was also a Coal merchant. The city's industries were all booming during Mayor Lowry's term. He would eventually be elected Coroner of Allegheny County.

Lowry died in St. Louis. He is buried in Allegheny Cemetery.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Benair C. Sawyer
Mayor of Pittsburgh
1864–1866
Succeeded by
William C. McCarthy