Harry Emerson ROWBOTTOM, Congress, IN (1884-1934)


ROWBOTTOM, Harry Emerson, a Representative from Indiana; born in Aurora, Dearborn County, Ind., November 3, 1884; moved with his parents to Ludlow, Ky., in 1885; attended the common schools; was graduated from Ludlow High School in 1901; attended Kentucky State College at Lexington 1902-1904; salesman of lubricating oils 1904-1907; attended the Cincinnati Business College and was graduated in accountancy in 1907; engaged as an auditor in Cincinnati 1907-1910 and in Chicago 1910-1912; moved to Evansville, Ind., in 1913 and was employed as chief clerk for the Indiana Refining Co. 1913-1918; member of the Indiana State house of representatives 1919-1923; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth, Seventieth, and Seventy-first Congresses (March 4, 1925-March 3, 1931); unsuccessful for reelection in 1930 to the Seventy-second Congress; engaged as commercial agent for a truck line; died in Evansville, Ind., March 22, 1934; interment in Locust Hill Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present