MOWRY, Daniel, Jr., (1729 - 1806)


MOWRY, Daniel, Jr., a Delegate from Rhode Island; born in Smithfield, Providence County, R.I., August 17, 1729; received a limited schooling and learned the cooper’s trade; town clerk of Smithfield 1760-1780; member of the general assembly 1766-1776; judge of the court of common pleas 1776-1781; Member of the Continental Congress 1780-1782; declined to be a candidate for renomination; engaged in agricultural pursuits until his death in the town of Smithfield, Providence County, R.I., July 6, 1806; interment in the family cemetery in North Smithfield, R.I.