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Enoch Louis Lowe
MSA SC 3520-1460

Governor of Maryland, 1851-1854 (Democrat)

Born:  August 10, 1820 in Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland1
Father:  Bradley S. Lowe2
Mother:  Adelaide (de la Vincendiere) Lowe3
            attended St. John's School, Frederick
            enrolled at Clongowes Wood College, near Dublin, Ireland
            graduated, Jesuit College, Stonyhurst, Lancashire, England, 1839
            studied law under Judge Lynch, Frederick, Maryland, 1840-18424
Marriage:  May 29, 1844 to Esther Winder Polk5
Children:  Adelaide Vincendiere, Anna Maria, Enoch Louis (died young), Paul Emil, Vivian, Victoire Vincindiere, Enoch Louis, Alexander Stuart, Esther Winder, Mary Gorter, James Polk6
Religious Affiliation:  Catholic7
Positions held:
           Admitted to the bar, 1842
            Practiced law with John W. Baughman, Frederick County
            Legal counsel, Erie Railroad Company
            Maryland House, 1845
            Governor of Maryland 1851-1854
            Member, Democratic National Convention, 1856
            Presidential elector, 1860
            Practiced law, Brooklyn, New York, 1866-18928
Died:  August 23, 1892 in Brooklyn, New York9
Burial:  St. John's Catholic Church Cemetery, Frederick10

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