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Enoch Lloyd Cowart

New Jersey

Enoch Cowart was a merchant, politician, poet, soldier, and farmer. He studied law under Daniel B. Ryall (ca. 1835-1836), and clerked for John T. Woodhull in Freehold (1837). Cowart's son, Samuel Craig Cowart, following in the footsteps of his father, also studied law and became a poet.

[Source: Cowart Family Papers, Monmouth County Historical Association, Freehold, New Jersey]