Edward Jackson Lowell

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Edward Jackson Lowell
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Edward Jackson Lowell (October 18, 1845 in Boston – May 11, 1894 in Cotuit, Massachusetts) was a United States (Massachusetts) lawyer and historian.


Lowell graduated from Harvard College in 1867. After his graduation, he spent several years studying and traveling abroad. In 1868, he married Mary Wolcott Goodrich.[1] He pursued a business career for a year or so, studied law,[1] and was admitted to the Suffolk County, Massachusetts, bar in 1872. He practised law until 1874, when his wife died, and he gave up his practise to take care of his children and study. In 1877, he married Elizabeth Gilbert Jones.[1] He was a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


He wrote numerous magazine and review articles.


He was a grandson of Francis Cabot Lowell. His son, Guy Lowell, became a distinguished American architect and landscape designer.


  1. ^ a b c d Mayo, Lawrence S. (1933). "Lowell, Edward Jackson". Dictionary of American Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 


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