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Fowler, Lorenzo Nileslocked

(23 June 1811–02 September 1896)
  • Madeleine B. Stern


Fowler, Lorenzo Niles (23 June 1811–02 September 1896), phrenologist, was born in Cohocton, Steuben County, New York, the son of Horace Fowler and Martha Howe, farmers. He pursued studies that would lead to the ministry and also studied in the classical department of Amherst Academy, Amherst, Massachusetts. Deeply influenced by his older brother ...

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