Edmund Rowe

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Edmund Rowe
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 14th district
In office
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945
Preceded by Dow W. Harter
Succeeded by Walter B. Huber
Member of the Ohio General Assembly
In office
Personal details
Born (1892-12-21)December 21, 1892
Sherrodsville, Ohio
Died October 4, 1972(1972-10-04) (aged 79)
Akron, Ohio
Resting place Glendale Cemetery
Political party Republican

Edmund Rowe (December 21, 1892 – October 4, 1972) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Sherrodsville, Ohio, Rowe attended the public schools. He worked in the coal mines 1905-1909, in the rubber industry 1909-1913, and at the machinist trade 1913-1916. During the First World War served in the United States Navy from 1917 to 1919. He was owner of a bowling academy 1919-1929. He engaged in the real estate business in 1920 and the insurance business in 1928. Organizer of the Rowe Oil & Chemical Co. in 1936. He served as member of the city council of Akron, Ohio from 1928 to 1942, serving one term as president.

Rowe was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth Congress (January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944 to the Seventy-ninth Congress and for election in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress. He served as member of the Ohio General Assembly 1955-1959. He was an unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Akron in 1957. Real estate broker. Resided in Akron, Ohio, where he died October 4, 1972. He was interred in Glendale Cemetery.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Dow W. Harter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 14th congressional district

Succeeded by
Walter B. Huber