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Edward Porter Cowan (c.1840 - 1890):
Whiskey distiller


Edward Porter was a whiskey distiller. In the early 1880s he was appointed Mayor of Belfast, and in 1881 he was knighted. He was Lord Lieutenant of Antrim and Custos Rotulorum for the county, responsible for the appointment of magistrates. He was Chairman of the Board of the Ulster Bank, Director of the Great Northern Railway and Director of the Belfast Steamship Company. He was actively opposed to Home Rule. He died of typhoid fever.

Born: c.1840
Died: 1890
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