Rev. James McDowell

State (Colombia, South Carolina)
May 8, 1913

Veteran Pastor Dies
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Rev. Jas. McDowell of Sumter Passes Away at old age

Yorkville, May 7 --- The Rev. James McDowell, D. D. of Sumter, one of the oldest and best known Presbyterian ministers of the state, died early this morning at the home of his son, Dr. J. D. McDowell of Yorkville.  The funeral services and burial will be held in Sumter at noon Thursday.

The Rev. Dr. McDowell has served a long time in the ministry.  He was 81 years old at the time of his death and had devoted most of his life to the service.  During the war between the sections Dr. McDowell was chaplain in Gen. Micah Jenkins' famous regiment.  After the war, Dr. McDowell went to Manning where he was pastor for more than 40 years.

Dr. McDowell is survived by one son, Dr. J. W. McDowell and two daughters, Mrs. C. M. Richards of Davidson, N. C. and Mrs. E. M. Seabrook of Edisto Island.

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