The New Era - All about Sweet Home since 1929

Albert Cowan


June 13, 2018

Sept. 16, 1920 - June 6, 2018

Albert Edgar Cowan, 97, of Sweet Home died June 6, 2018 in his Wiley Creek home.

He was born Sept. 16, 1920 in Birch Tree, Mo. to LeRoy and Anna Mae (Larrew) Cowan. He celebrated his first birthday in a covered wagon on the way to Colorado. 

At the age of 19, he moved with his family to Oregon City. He married Beulah King on March 4, 1945 in Hubbard and settled in Sweet Home in 1948. 

Mr. Cowan worked at a service station and a dairy before he began a career in logging. He drove for various logging companies, later purchasing his own trucks to be self-employ...

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