Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I534458
  • Name: Lincoln Loy MCCANDLESS
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: Link//
  • Birth: 18 SEP 1859 in Indiana, Indiana Co., PA
  • Event: Elected Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives from Hawaii BET 4 MAR 1933 AND 3 JAN 1935
  • Death: 5 OCT 1940 in Honolulu, Oahu, HI
  • Event: Pic Lincoln Loy McCandless
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    McCANDLESS, Lincoln Loy, a Delegate from the Territory of Hawaii; born in Indiana, Indiana County, Pa., September 18, 1859; moved to Volcano, Wood County, W.Va., with his parents in 1867; attended the public schools in Volcano, W.Va.; engaged in the oil and mining business in West Virginia and in Leadville, Colo.; moved to Hawaii in 1882, settled in Honolulu, and engaged in the drilling of artesian wells; also engaged in cattle ranching in 1887; served in the legislature of the Republic of Hawaii as a representative 1898-1900 and in the legislature of the Territory of Hawaii as a senator 1902-1906; unsuccessful candidate for election as a Delegate to the United States Congress on numerous occasions; elected as a Democrat a Delegate to the Seventy-third Congress (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1935); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress; resumed his former business pursuits in Honolulu, Hawaii; also engaged in the building of roads and sewers and in the operation of his large plantations; died in Honolulu, Hawaii, October 5, 1940; the remains were cremated and interred in Nuuanu Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Thomas McCartney MCCANDLESS b: 6 SEP 1821 in Indiana, Indiana Co., PA
    Mother: Eliza Ann NEWMAN b: 25 APR 1826 in Bedford Co., PA

    Marriage 1 Kalipo POE
      1. Has Children Annie Kamaka'iwa Poe MCCANDLESS b: 14 AUG 1890 in Hawaii
      2. Has No Children Emma Louise Poe MCCANDLESS b: 4 APR 1892 in Hawaii

      Marriage 2 Margaret CULLEN b: 6 JAN 1872 in Waiahole, Oahu, HI
      • Event: Met
      1. Has No Children Evelyn McCandless CULLEN b: 18 NOV 1895 in Oahu, HI

      Marriage 3 Elizabeth Lualoa KAHAWAII
        1. Has No Children Florence Kahawaii MCCANDLESS b: 9 DEC 1899 in Kahuku, Oahu, HI

        Marriage 4 Elizabeth Janet CARTWRIGHT b: 12 MAY 1863 in St. Lawrence Co., NY
        • Married: 24 MAY 1904 in Honolulu, Oahu, HI
        1. Has No Children Elizabeth Loy MCCANDLESS b: 25 JUL 1905 in Hawaii
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