Commissioner Lowell McGlothin was born and raised in the Clark County area. He graduated from Tecumseh High School and then spent four years in the Marine Corps. He lived and worked in New York and Los Angeles as well as traveling to a variety of different states and countries for work. He studied at Long Beach City College. Lowell has two grown sons Blake and Brock, and three grandsons Bryce, Brandt, and Easton.
McGlothin owned and worked his farm in Pike Township for over 25 years. He has over 35 years of experience of being a business owner in Clark County. He was Mayor of New Carlisle for four years and spent over 15 years on the New Carlisle City Council. Lowell has been a long term member of the American Legion Post 286 and Rotary Club. He has served on the Clark County Transportation Coordinating Committee, the Clark County Board of Revisions, the Clark County Land Re-utilization Corporation, the Clark County Re-Entry Coalition and the Western Clark County Business Coalition.