ROWE, Frederick William, (1863 - 1946)


ROWE, Frederick William, a Representative from New York; born at Wappingers Falls, Dutchess County, N.Y., March 19, 1863; attended the common schools; was graduated from De Garmo Institute in 1882 and from Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y., in 1887; studied law; was admitted to the bar in New York City in 1889 and practiced in Brooklyn and New York City until 1904, when he became interested in the development of real estate in Brooklyn; president of several companies, including a street railway company; director of the Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth, Sixty-fifth, and Sixty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1921); was not a candidate for renomination in 1920; resumed his former business activities in New York City; died in Rockville Centre, Nassau County, N.Y., June 20, 1946; interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.