John G. Stower
He married Harriet (1795–1823), and they had several children. In 1817, he began publishing the Hamilton Recorder with P. B. Havens. He was Surrogate of Madison County from 1821 to 1827. On September 2, 1824, he married Amelia Kellogg (1804–1882), and their only child died in infancy.
On April 20, 1829, Stower received a recess appointment from President Andrew Jackson as United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and took up his duties at Key West, Florida. He resigned in March 1830, before the U.S. Senate took a vote on the nomination.
He was President of the Village of Chittenango, New York from 1847 to 1848.
- United States Congress. "John G. Stower (id: S000986)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough (pages 129f, 146 and 414; Weed, Parsons and Co., 1858)
- Journal of the U.S. Senate (1830; pg. 442)
- A Register of Officers and Agents...In the Service of the United States (September 1829; pg. 223)
- Gazetteer of the State of New York by J. H. French (1860; pg. 389)
- Stowers Families of America (pg. 100f) [gives name erroneously as "Stowers"]
|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 22nd congressional district
William Allison McRea
|U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida
John K. Campbell
|New York State Senate|
William H. Maynard
|New York State Senate
Fifth District (Class 2)