Edgar Lea Cowgill

Cowgill also worked with Nelson Bennett running the Bellingham Bay Land Company under Edward Eldridge. Other business interests included Skagit Coal & Transportation with many members of the Fairhaven Land Company, and Fairhaven & Southern Railroad.  
Cowgill built one of the first homes in Fairhaven on the northeast corner of 13th Street and Harris Avenue in 1890.  He was married to Lillie Wasmer, whose sister, Emma, was married to Fairhaven entrepreneur, Charles Schering, and also sister to Bertha Wasmer, wife of "Dirty Dan” Harris, founder of Fairhaven.  

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