Samuel McDowell, Jr. (1764 - 1831)

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Birthplace: Rockbridge, Kentucky
Death: Died in Mercer, Kentucky, United States
Occupation: Marshal of the District of Kentucky
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About Samuel McDowell, Jr.

DAR Ancestor #: A076539

The First United States Marshal of Kentucky: Washington appointed Samuel McDowell, Sr., a federal judge and Samuel McDowell, Jr., Marshal of the District of Kentucky, which at that time was a territory. McDowell was the youngest man whom Washington appointed Marshal.(bio by: Joel Farringer) 


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Col. Samuel McDowell, Jr.'s Timeline

March 8, 1764
Rockbridge, Kentucky
April 24, 1793
Age 29
June 20, 1831
Age 67
Mercer, Kentucky, United States
June, 1831
Age 67
Danville, Mercer, Kentucky, United States