|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's 14th district
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945
|Preceded by||Dow W. Harter|
|Succeeded by||Walter B. Huber|
|Member of the Ohio General Assembly|
|Born||December 21, 1892|
|Died||October 4, 1972 (aged 79)|
|Resting place||Glendale Cemetery|
Born in Sherrodsville, Ohio, Rowe attended the public schools. He worked in the coal mines 1905-1909, in the rubber industry 1909-1913, and at the machinist trade 1913-1916. During the First World War served in the United States Navy from 1917 to 1919. He was owner of a bowling academy 1919-1929. He engaged in the real estate business in 1920 and the insurance business in 1928. Organizer of the Rowe Oil & Chemical Co. in 1936. He served as member of the city council of Akron, Ohio from 1928 to 1942, serving one term as president.
Rowe was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth Congress (January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944 to the Seventy-ninth Congress and for election in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress. He served as member of the Ohio General Assembly 1955-1959. He was an unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Akron in 1957. Real estate broker. Resided in Akron, Ohio, where he died October 4, 1972. He was interred in Glendale Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Edmund Rowe (id: R000475)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
Dow W. Harter
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 14th congressional district
Walter B. Huber