James Lowry Jr.

James Lowry Jr. (1820 – July 20, 1876) was Mayor of Pittsburgh from 1864 to 1866.

James Lowry Jr.
Portrait of James Lowry Jr.,
c. 1864–1866
25th Mayor of Pittsburgh
In office
Preceded byBenair C. Sawyer
Succeeded byWilliam C. McCarthy
Personal details
DiedJuly 20, 1876 (aged 55/56)
St. Louis, Missouri
Resting placeAllegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh


Lowry was born in Scotland in 1820. He owned a foundry and was also a Coal merchant. The city's industries were all booming during Mayor Lowry's term. He would eventually be elected Coroner of Allegheny County.

Lowry died in St. Louis. He is buried in Allegheny Cemetery.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Benair C. Sawyer
Mayor of Pittsburgh
Succeeded by
William C. McCarthy

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