Joshua Adams Lowell was a
Representative from Maine.
born in Thomaston on March 20, 1801.
He attended the common schools where he
also taught. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and
commenced practice in East Machias.
He was elected a member of the Maine House of
. He was elected as a Democrat
Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1839-March 3,
1843). He was chairman of Committee on Expenditures in the Post
Office Department (Twenty-seventh Congress). He was not a candidate
for renomination in 1842. Lowell resumed the practice of law, and
died in East Machias on March 13
. His interment was in the Village Cemetery.