Harry Lancaster Towe
Asbury Park Press, February 13, 1948
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New Jersey's 9th district
January 3, 1943 – September 7, 1951
|Preceded by||Frank C. Osmers Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Frank C. Osmers Jr.|
|Member of the New Jersey General Assembly|
|Born||November 3, 1898|
Jersey City, New Jersey
|Died||February 4, 1991 (aged 92)|
Tenafly, New Jersey
Harry Lancaster Towe (November 3, 1898, Jersey City, New Jersey – February 4, 1991, Tenafly, New Jersey) was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey's 9th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1943 to 1951.
Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, November 3, 1898, Towe attended the public schools of Passaic, New Jersey. He attended the United States Naval Academy from 1918 to 1920 and graduated from New Jersey Law School at Newark in 1925. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Rutherford, New Jersey. Towe was United States commissioner from 1929 to 1931 and special assistant attorney general of New Jersey from 1931 to 1934. He was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly in 1941 and 1942.
Towe was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1943, until his resignation September 7, 1951, to become an assistant attorney general of New Jersey, in which capacity he served until October 31, 1953.
He engaged in the practice of law in Hackensack, New Jersey and was secretary and general counsel of the publishing firm of Medical Economics, Inc. from 1960 to 1969. He was a resident of Kinnelon, New Jersey until his death on February 4, 1991, at his home in Lakewood Township, New Jersey.
- United States Congress. "Harry Lancaster Towe (id: T000320)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Frank C. Osmers Jr.
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's 9th congressional district
January 3, 1943-September 7, 1951
Frank C. Osmers Jr.