ROWE, Peter, (1807 - 1876)


ROWE, Peter, a Representative from New York; born in Crescent, Saratoga County, N.Y., March 10, 1807; completed preparatory studies and was graduated from Schenectady (N.Y.) Academy; engaged in mercantile pursuits; chief auditor of the New York Central Railroad; mayor of Schenectady 1846-1850; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855); died in Schenectady, N.Y., April 17, 1876; interment in Vale Cemetery.