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Leonidas Edwin Cowling (1868-1940)
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Born: 17 Nov 1868 Arkansas.
Married: Ada Mclain (1869-1952) the daughter of John B. Mclain (1840-1880) and Mary Francis Norwood (1845-1878) on 4 Sep 1889 in Hempstead County Arkansas. 2
Died: 4 Jan 1940 Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas. 1
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Leonidas Edwin Cowling
17 Nov 1868-4 Jan 1940



Spouse and Children

      Ada Mclain

L. E. Cowling, 71, Local Real Estate Dealer, Succumbs

Funeral Services Will Be Held Friday Morning

L. E. Cowling, 71, Corpus Christi real estate and insurance man died at the family home 1924 Buford Street, at 9:30 o'clock this morning. Cowling came here seven ago from Wichita Falls, Texas. He was born at Mineral Springs, Ark., November 17, 1868. He married Ada McLane September 4. 1889, at Hope, Ark. His education was obtained at Cumberland University at Lebanon Tenn. Since coming to Texas Cowling served as mayor of Mineral Wells in 1916-1918. He had resided in Texas 32 years, During his life time While a resident of Wichita Is. Cowling was a member Lodge snd the Musa. He South Bluff Methodist Church here. Survivors include his wife, daughters. Miss Mary Jo Cowling, teacher in the Texas State College for Women at Denton; and Mrs. George W. Truett of Wichita Falls; two sons, L. E. Jr.. of Houston: and William Kelly Cowling of Corpus Christi; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 o'clock Friday morning from the David T. Peel Funeral Chapel by the Rev. H. Rev. J. E. Lovett, pastor of the Mercedes Methodist Church, and former South Bluff pastor. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Lee Martin, Willard White, I. R. V?nnoy, Ray West, W. P. Glass and \\V.

Sources:

  1. "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch
  2. "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957", database with images, FamilySearch


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