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Charles S. McDowell

Born: Oct 17, 1871

Death: May 22, 1943

Birthplace: Eufaula

Nationality: United States

Charles S. McDowell

Date of Birth : Oct 17, 1871
Date of Death : May 22, 1943
Birth Place : Eufaula

Charles Samuel McDowell, Jr. was the 10th Lieutenant Governor of Alabama from 1923 to 1927, and was the interim Governor of Alabama between July 10 and July 11, 1924, when Governor William W. Brandon was out-of-state for 21 days. The state constitution requires that, if the governor is out of the state for 20 days, that the lieutenant governor acts as governor until he returns. McDowell was born in Eufaula, Alabama. He graduated from the University of Alabama and opened a law practice in Eufaula in 1897. He served as Mayor of Eufaula from 1908–12, and was President of the Alabama State Bar in 1915-16. He was elected to the Alabama State Senate in 1918.

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