Frank Orren Lowden (January 26, 1861- March 20, 1943) was a U.S. political figure.
Born in Sunrise, Minnesota, he lived in Iowa from the age of 7 until his graduation from Iowa State University in 1885. Graduated from Chicago's Union College of Law in 1887, and was admitted to the bar the same year. US Congressman from Illinois, 1906-1911. His wife, Florence, was the daughter of George Pullman.
He was the governor of Illinois between 1917 and 1921, during which he won wide notice for the major reorganization of state government he spearheaded. He was a leading candidate for the Republican nomination for president in 1920, but ultimately lost to Warren G. Harding. In 1924 he declined the Republican nomination for Vice President. He died in Tucson, Arizona and is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Chicago.