Martin Luther McQuown obituary

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Martin Luther McQuown obituary - Senator M. L. McQuown A message to Mrs. James...
Senator M. L. McQuown A message to Mrs. James McQuown of South Sixth street, told of the death of her brother-in-law, former Senator Martin Luther McQuown, in the home of his daughter- Mrs. Frederick Bartles, in Seattle Washi, Wednesday, July 24. The deceased was a son of William and Margaret (Shields) 'McQuown and "was born and spent the early years of his life in northern Indiana county. He lived with his niothei and helped support the family, while lis 'father and eldest brother, James A. McQuown each served three years n the Civil War.' Afterwards he went to Clearfield county, where he attended New Washington Norma, and taught in the Public Schools of that county until 1878, when he was elected superintendent of the county schools and served in that capacity luccessfully for several terms. He .hen read law in the oW law. firm or Murray and Gordon, beinar iidmittec to 'the Clearfield County Bar in 1881 and took his place well among the leading lawyers of Western Pennsylvania. In 1890 he purchased the Rafts- man's Journal and conducted that well-known Republican journal unti three years ago. In 1904 he was elected to the State Senate from the 34th district and served that office with distinction for several terms. He was active in Republican county and state politics for many years, In 1876 he was married to Miss Virginia Flegal of Clearfield, To this union was born three daughters and

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  1. The Indiana Gazette,
  2. 30 Jul 1929, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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