Charles S. McDowell

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Charles Samuel McDowell, Jr.
10th Lieutenant Governor of Alabama
In office
1923–1927
Governor William W. Brandon
Preceded by Nathan L. Miller
Succeeded by William C. Davis
Personal details
Born (1871-10-17)October 17, 1871
Eufaula, Alabama
Died May 22, 1943(1943-05-22) (aged 71)
Political party Democratic

Charles Samuel McDowell, Jr. (October 17, 1871 – May 22, 1943) was the 10th Lieutenant Governor of Alabama from 1923 to 1927, and was the interim Governor of Alabama between July 10 and July 11, 1924, when Governor William W. Brandon was out-of-state for 21 days. The state constitution requires that, if the governor is out of the state for 20 days, that the lieutenant governor acts as governor until he returns.

McDowell was born in Eufaula, Alabama. He graduated from the University of Alabama and opened a law practice in Eufaula in 1897. He served as Mayor of Eufaula from 1908–12, and was President of the Alabama State Bar in 1915-16. He was elected to the Alabama State Senate in 1918.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nathan L. Miller
Lieutenant Governor of Alabama
1923-1927
Acting Governor 1924
Succeeded by
William C. Davis