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Collection TitleCL 55 Lowman Family PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKatie Button

Lowman Family - Jacob Lowman, his wife, Hilda, and and his younger brother, Martin, first came to Chemung County in 1788. 

Seymour Lowman - Seymour Lowman, son of John and Fanny Lowman, was born October 7, 1868 in the town of Chemung.  On September 7, 1893, he married Katherine Harding Smith.  Their children include Caroline (b. May 31, 1904) and A. Marshall.  Lowman served in the New York State Assembly from 1909 to 1910 and the State Senate from 1918 to 1924.  He was Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1925 until 1927 when he became Assistant Secretary of the United States Treasury.  During prohibition, he was in charge of enforcement until he was forced to resign in 1933.  He retired to Elmira and became president of the Elmira Savings Bank until his death in 1940. 


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Invitation, 1830 to 1930 On the Occasion of The Centenary of the Republic of Uruguay. Luncheon tendered July 18, 1930 by The Uruguayan Minster. Cigars on the menu.Invitation020207
Invitation, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Meyers, Miss Florence Meyers and Miss. Elizabeth Myers At Home December 20th. Accepted.Invitation020208
Invitation, The Assistant Secretary of the Navy and Mrs. Ernest Lee Jahncke, Miss Adele Townsend Jahncke, November 25. The Mayflower.Invitation020209
Business Card. Mrs. William Richards Castle.Jr. at home January 18th. 2200 S. Street.Business Card020210
Invitation, The Minster of the Czechoslovak Republic and Madame Vevrka request your company at a reception in honor of the eightieth birthday President Thomas Garigue Masaryk. March 7, 1930. Czechoslovak Legation, 2349 Massachusetts Avenue.Invitation020211
Post Card, St Peters Kierch, Middletown, Pennsylvania 1767-1967. Post Card020213
Business Card, General A. W. Greely, Miss Rose Greely, January 17th to 19th. 3131 P. Street. Business Card020214
Business Card, Mrs. Lowman.Business Card020215
Card Entrance, The President, Mrs Hoover. Mrs Wnszbach.Card Entrance020216
Program, Miss Emma Otero Soprano, Mr. Alfred Wallenstein Cellist. Tuesday December 2, 1930, The White House.Program020217
Program, Miss Grace Moore Soprano, Miss Lucile Lawrence Harpist, Mr. Carlos Salzedo andMr. Samuel Chotzinoff at the Piano. Tuesday January 28, 1932 The White House.Program 020218
Program, Mr. Louis Graveure Tenor, The Aguilar Lute Quartet of Madrid, Small Lute__Mrs. Ezequiel, Smal Lute__Mr. Pepe Aguilar, Lute__Miss Elisa Aguilar, Large Lute__Mr. Paco Aguilar and Mr. Carroll Hollister At the Piano. Thursday January 16, 1930.Program020219
Card, Mrs. Telley At Home, Monday February 23, to meet Mrs. Dwight W. Morrow, Mexican Embassy.Card020220
Invitation, The President and Mrs. Hoover request the company of Mr. and Mrs. Lowman at dinner Friday June 7, very imformal dinner coat.Invitation020221
Card Business, The Assistant Secretary of the Navy and Mrs Ernest Lee Jahncke. The Farewell at Home, The Mayflower, February, 27th.Card Business020222
Invitation, The Bishop of Washington and the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral and the District of Colmubia Chapter Military Orders of the World War request the honor of your presence of the Veteran, Patriotic and Other Organizations, May 15th. Regrets May 12th. (Lowman) Invitation020223
Card Business, Mrs. Hurley At Home, February 15th, 1620 Belmont Street.Card Business020224
Invitation, Major General and Mrs. Conner, request the pleasure of The Assistant and Secretary of the Treasury and Mrs Lowman at dinner Wednesday April 16th. No S The Army War College. Regerts March 20th.Invitation020225
Invitation, Mrs. Gilbert Grosvenor request Mrs Seymour Lowman, luncheon, in honor of Mrs. Wilbert February 17th at Wild Acres, Bethesda, Maryland. Accepted February 11th.Invitation020226
Invitation, Luncheon at the Washington Club February first, for the wives of the "Little Cabinet", Mrs Mitchell will be our honor guest. Unable to attend call Mrs. F. A. Tilton - Gorgia 4761.Invitation020227
Invitation, The White , Honorable and Mrs Seymour Lowman, 2400 16th Street.Invitation020228
Card Entrence. The President and Mrs. Hoover for Mrs. Myers.Card Entrance020229
Program, Miss. Emma Otero Soprano, Mr. Alfred Wallenstein Cellist, Mrs. Virginia Wallenstein and Mr. Charles King at the Piano. Tuesday December 2, 1930.Program020230
Invitation, To celebrate the Birthday Anniversary of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, The Japanese Ambassador and Madame Debuchi request company The Assistant Secretary of the Treasury And Mrs Lowman at a Reception at the Mayflower Monday April 29th.Invitation020231
Invitation, The President and Mrs. Hoover request the company of Mr. and Mrs. Lowman in the Blue Room The New Year Reception friday ,January 1st. The White House Card, Admit at Southwest Gate not transferable January 1, 1932. Card Strictly not Transferable, Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Lowman Present this card at the South Portico of the White House Wednesday evening February 11, 1933.Invitation020232
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