Bill G. Lowrey

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This article is about U.S. Representative Bill G. Lowrey. For Bill Lowrey the musician, see Bill Lowrey (musician).

Bill Green Lowrey (May 25, 1862 - September 2, 1947) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi.

Born in Kossuth, Mississippi, Lowrey attended the a public school and the Blue Mountain Academy, Blue Mountain, Mississippi, graduating from Mississippi College at Clinton in 1887.

During 1888-9 he was a student at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, after which he became a professor at Mountain College. In 1898 he was promoted to president of the college, a position he held until 1911 when he moved to Texas to become the president of the Amarillo Military Academy. Leaving that post in 1916 he accepted a posting as field secretary for the Hillman, Mississippi and Blue Mountain colleges until 1920 when he was appointed vice president of the Blue Mountain college, a position he held until 1921.

Lowrey was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-seventh and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1921 - March 3, 1929), but was not renominated to the Seventy-first Congress (1929).

He served as clerk of the United States Court for the Northern District of Mississippi 1929-1935.

He died in Olive Branch, Mississippi, September 2, 1947 and was interred in Blocker Cemetery.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Hubert D. Stephens
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Mississippi's 2nd congressional district

Succeeded by
Wall Doxey