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BOWEN (Soundex B500) — See also BOAEN, BOEN, BOWDEN, BOWE, BOWENS, BOWER, BOWMEN, BOWN, BOWNE, BOYEN, DOWEN, OWEN.

  BOWEN: See also Henry Bowen Anthony — Charles Shirk Arthur, Jr. — William McCormick Blair, Jr. — Reese Bowen Brabson — William Christian Bullitt — Nathaniel Bullock — Aaron Burr — Mary Elizabeth Busey — William Bowen Campbell — Herbert C. Comings — Herbert Bowen Comings — William Clifton Culbertson — William Joshua Driver — James Bowen Everhart — Clinton Bowen Fisk — Bowen R. Gover — Henry Bowen Clark Greene — Bowen Greenwood — Harry Preston Henshaw — George Chandler Holt — Hamilton Holt — Charles Bowen Howry — Harold B. Hughes — Samuel Elias Hull — James Morgan Humphrey — Georgia Daniel Irvine — Lyle E. Jackson — Henry Frederick Lippitt — Balfour Bowen Thorn Lord — Michael Bowen Mitchell — Calvert Goosley Peebles — Samuel Manoah Pickler — Fisher Bowen Plymale — William Henry Purnell — James McClellan Robinson — Harry Bowen Scott — William Henry Harrison Stowell — Bowen Whiting
  Bowen, Aaron M. (1851-1930) — of Eastford, Windham County, Conn. Born in 1851. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Eastford, 1916. Died in 1930 (age about 79 years). Interment at Grove Cemetery, Eastford, Conn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowen, Abraham — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Postmaster at Fall River, Mass., 1816-24. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Albert Pettibone (1857-1929) — also known as Albert P. Bowen — of Sunderland, Bennington County, Vt. Born in Sunderland, Bennington County, Vt., July 16, 1857. Democrat. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Sunderland, 1890, 1910. Died in Sunderland, Bennington County, Vt., September 12, 1929 (age 72 years, 58 days). Interment at Ira Allen Cemetery, Sunderland, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Lyman M. Bowen (1819-1863) and Harriet (Bentley) Bowen (1820-1872); married to Emma E. Warner (1862-1945).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowen, Albert W. (1803-1881) — of Joliet, Will County, Ill. Born in Berkshire County, Mass., February 6, 1803. Democrat. Physician; postmaster at Joliet, Ill., 1845-49. Died in Wilmington, Will County, Ill., November 24, 1881 (age 78 years, 291 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Joliet, Ill.
  Relatives: Married 1831 to Mary Catherine Shoemaker (1806-1881); father of Rodney S. Bowen (1832-1864; U.S. Army captain, wounded in battle of Franklin, Tenn., and died soon after).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowen, Allison See J. Allison Bowen
  Bowen, Annie R. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Bowen, Arthur L. — U.S. Consular Agent in Rio Grande do Sul, as of 1924-32. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, B. M. See Burnice Matthew Bowen
  Bowen, Barbara — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Bowen, Ben See C. Ben Bowen
  Bowen, Ben — of Greenville, Greenville County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Bowen, Benjamin (1759-1824) — of Newport, Herkimer County, N.Y. Born in 1759. Member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1797-98. Died in 1824 (age about 65 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Ruth Watson.
  Bowen, Benjamin Earl (1801-1878) — also known as Benjamin E. Bowen — of Holland Patent, Oneida County, N.Y.; Mexico, Oswego County, N.Y. Born in Coventry, Kent County, R.I., January 15, 1801. Republican. Physician; surgeon; postmaster; member of New York state assembly from Oswego County 3rd District, 1862; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868. Died in Mexico, Oswego County, N.Y., March 12, 1878 (age 77 years, 56 days). Interment at Mexico Village Cemetery, Mexico, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Bowen (1771-1837) and Rebecca (Hill) Bowen (1772-1841); married, May 14, 1829, to Julia Haskin (1808-1871); third cousin twice removed of Clayton Harvey Deming; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Lippitt and Sabin L. Sayles (1827-1891).
  Political family: Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowen, Bill — of Flint, Smith County, Tex. Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 6th District, 2000; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Bowen, Burnia Mathew See Burnice Matthew Bowen
  Bowen, Burnice Matthew (1883-1964) — also known as B. M. Bowen; Burnia Mathew Bowen — of Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C. Born in Dillon County, S.C., December 10, 1883. Republican. Cotton mill superintendent; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1936. Died, from a coronary occlusion due to arteriosclerosis, in The Haven Nursing Home, Lexington, Davidson County, N.C., July 28, 1964 (age 80 years, 231 days). Interment at Rowan Memorial Park, Salisbury, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Ephraim Bowen (1852-1917) and Martha Jane (Huggins) Bowen (1862-1940); married, January 19, 1915, to Stella Helen Saunders (1891-1992).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowen, C. Ben — of Greenville, Greenville County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Bowen, C. D. — of Florida. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 4th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Carlton Edward — Independent American candidate for U.S. Senator from Utah, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Bowen, Casper Levi (1849-1942) — also known as Casper L. Bowen — of Nashville, Barry County, Mich. Born June 17, 1849. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Barry County, 1891-92. Died September 24, 1942 (age 93 years, 99 days). Interment at Wilcox Cemetery, Maple Grove Township, Barry County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Octavus Bowen (1821-1886) and Betsy Jane (Dunham) Bowen (1828-1896); married to Elizabeth C. 'Libbie' Cassel (1870-1919).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowen, Chauncey T. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Christopher Columbus (1832-1880) — of Charleston County, S.C. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., January 5, 1832. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1867-71; delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Charleston County, 1868; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1871-72; Charleston County Sheriff, 1873-80. Catholic. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 23, 1880 (age 48 years, 170 days). Interment at St. Lawrence Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  Presumably named for: Christopher Columbus
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowen, Clair H. — of Tarentum, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Tarentum, Pa., 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Clifford S. — of Eastford, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Eastford, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Daniel — of Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1859. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Daniel H. — of Waukon, Allamakee County, Iowa. Republican. Speaker of the Iowa State House of Representatives, 1900-01; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, David Reece (b. 1932) — also known as David R. Bowen — of Cleveland, Bolivar County, Miss.; McLean, Fairfax County, Va. Born in Houston, Chickasaw County, Miss., October 21, 1932. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Mississippi 2nd District, 1973-83. Still living as of 1998.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bowen, Debra — Born in Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill. Lawyer; member of California state assembly 53rd District, 1993-98; member of California state senate 28th District, 1999-2006; secretary of state of California, 2007-. Female. Still living as of 2007.
  Relatives: Married to Mark Nechodom.
  Bowen, Dick — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas, 1992 (23rd District), 1994 (16th District), 1996 (16th District); candidate for Texas state senate, 1996 (28th District), 2006 (19th District), 2010 (19th District). Still living as of 2010.
  Bowen, Don C. — of Anderson, Anderson County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bowen, Dudley Hollingsworth, Jr. (b. 1941) — of Georgia. Born in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., 1941. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Georgia, 1979-. Still living as of 2002.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Bowen, E. W. — of Delphi, Carroll County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1916, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Edna — of Lancaster, Grant County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly, 1950 (Grant County 2nd District), 1956 (Grant County), 1958 (Grant County); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1952; member of Wisconsin Democratic State Central Committee, 1954; member of Democratic National Committee from Wisconsin, 1954. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Edward H. — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Edward J. — Forward candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Elizabeth Ann — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 5th District, 1966. Female. Still living as of 1966.
  Bowen, Emma Lucy Gates (1881-1951) — also known as Emma L. G. Bowen — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in 1881. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1928. Female. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, April 30, 1951 (age about 69 years). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Bowen, Ephraim — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1812. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Ezra A. — of Mayville, Dodge County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Faxon — of North Adams, Berkshire County, Mass. Mayor of North Adams, Mass., 1941-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Francis — of Sheridan, La Salle County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Francis — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 101st District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Bowen, Fred Pasco — of Americus, Sumter County, Ga. Mayor of Americus, Ga., 1947-54, 1957-60. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, George — of Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state senate 29th District, 1870-73. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, George — of Carmel, Hamilton County, Ind. Postmaster at Carmel, Ind., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, George — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1914, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, George Austin (1841-1910) — of Woodstock, Windham County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, July 7, 1841. Republican. Physician; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodstock; elected 1902. Died in Connecticut, October 30, 1910 (age 69 years, 115 days). Interment at Woodstock Hill Cemetery, Woodstock, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Eaton Bowen (1815-1887) and Sophronia Tennant (Atwell) Bowen (1818-1899); married, May 29, 1868, to Catherine Electa Berrian (1841-1920); nephew of Henry Chandler Bowen; first cousin of Herbert Wolcott Bowen (1856-1927); fourth cousin once removed of Joseph John Wilder.
  Political family: Bowen family of Woodstock, Connecticut.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowen, George W. — of Anderson, Madison County, Ind. Whig. Postmaster at Anderson, Ind., 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Gilbert L. — of Ocean City, Worcester County, Md. Republican. Postmaster at Ocean City, Md., 1876-78. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, H. D. — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for clerk of the Kentucky court of appeals, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Bowen, H. P. — of Watertown, Jefferson County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin Democratic State Central Committee, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Henry — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Secretary of state of Rhode Island, 1843-49. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Henry (1841-1915) — of Tazewell, Tazewell County, Va. Born near Tazewell, Tazewell County, Va., December 26, 1841. Republican. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1880; U.S. Representative from Virginia 9th District, 1883-85, 1887-89. Died near Tazewell, Tazewell County, Va., April 29, 1915 (age 73 years, 124 days). Interment at Jeffersonville Cemetery, Tazewell, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Rees Tate Bowen; nephew of John Warfield Johnston (1818-1889); cousin *** of William Bowen Campbell.
  Political families: Johnston family of Abingdon, Virginia; Bowen-Campbell-Johnston family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bowen, Henry Chandler (1813-1896) — also known as Henry C. Bowen — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Woodstock, Windham County, Conn., September 11, 1813. Republican. Dry goods merchant; abolitionist; newspaper editor and publisher; insurance business; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 3rd New York District, 1862-66; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872. Congregationalist. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 24, 1896 (age 82 years, 166 days). Interment at Woodstock Hill Cemetery, Woodstock, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of George Bowen (1789-1846) and Lydia Wolcott (Eaton) Bowen (1793-1864); married, June 6, 1844, to Lucy Maria Tappan (1825-1863); married, December 25, 1864, to Ellen Holt (1834-1903); father of Grace Aspinwall Bowen (1850-1940; who married Arthur Sherburne Hardy (1847-1930)) and Herbert Wolcott Bowen; uncle of George Austin Bowen; third cousin twice removed of Joseph John Wilder.
  Political family: Bowen family of Woodstock, Connecticut.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowen, Henry L. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Whig. Postmaster at Providence, R.I., 1849-53. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Henry W. — of Chebeague Island, Cumberland, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at Chebeague Island, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Herbert Wolcott (1856-1927) — also known as Herbert W. Bowen — of New York; Woodstock, Windham County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 29, 1856. Lawyer; U.S. Consul in Barcelona, 1890-95; U.S. Consul General in Barcelona, 1895-98; last American official to leave Spain before the Spanish American War; U.S. Minister to Persia, 1899-1901; Venezuela, 1901-05. English ancestry. Died, of heart disease, Woodstock, Windham County, Conn., May 29, 1927 (age 71 years, 0 days). Interment at Woodstock Hill Cemetery, Woodstock, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Chandler Bowen and Lucy Maria (Tappan) Bowen (1825-1863); brother of Grace Aspinwall Bowen (1850-1940; who married Arthur Sherburne Hardy (1847-1930)); married, January 25, 1902, to Carolyn Mae Clegg (1876-1949); first cousin of George Austin Bowen; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph John Wilder.
  Political family: Bowen family of Woodstock, Connecticut.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowen, Ivan — of Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minn. Member of Minnesota railroad and warehouse commission, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, J. Allison — U.S. Deputy Consul General in Paris, 1896-99. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, J. B. See James Barton J. B. Bowen
  Bowen, J. E. — of Central Falls, Providence County, R.I. Postmaster at Central Falls, R.I., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Jabez (b. 1701) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born November 23, 1701. Deputy Governor of Rhode Island, 1778-80, 1781-86. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, James — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 2nd District, 1848-50. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, James — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, James — of Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, James Barton J. B. (1815-1881) — also known as J. B. Bowen — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born August 19, 1815. Mayor of Madison, Wis., 1871-72. Died August 27, 1881 (age 66 years, 8 days). Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, James G. — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Postmaster at Fall River, Mass., 1824-31. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, James L. — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Bowen, James O. — of Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Benton Harbor, Mich., 1958-69 (acting, 1958-59). Still living as of 1969.
  Bowen, James R. — of Michigan. Candidate for Michigan state senate 18th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Jerry W. — of Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bowen, Jessie Jo — of Huntingtown, Calvert County, Md. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1992; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Bowen, Jim — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va.; Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1996, 2000, 2004; member of Democratic National Committee from West Virginia, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Bowen, John — also known as Ralph William Peacock — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at San Antonio, Tex., 1847-55. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, John A. — of Lawrence County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Lawrence County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, John B. — of Wayne County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 8th District, 1863-65. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, John Clyde (1888-1978) — of Washington. Born in Newbern, Dyer County, Tenn., May 12, 1888. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Washington state senate, 1931; legal advisor to Gov. Clarence D. Martin, 1933; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Washington, 1934-61; took senior status 1961. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Freemasons; Eagles. Died April 27, 1978 (age 89 years, 350 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Allen Bowen and Maryette (Featherston) Bowen.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Bowen, John F. — of Florida. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 3rd District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Bowen, John F. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 2nd District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Bowen, John H. — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Manchester, Connecticut, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, John Henry (1780-1822) — of Tennessee. Born in Washington County, Va., September, 1780. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Tennessee at-large, 1813-15. Died in Gallatin, Sumner County, Tenn., September 25, 1822 (age about 41 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowen, John S. — of Washington County, Neb. Member of Nebraska territorial House of Representatives, 1859-61. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, John S. — U.S. Vice Consul in Quebec City, 1864-67. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, John W., Jr. — of Rockland, Scituate, Providence County, R.I. Member of Rhode Island state senate from Scituate, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, John W. — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Jonathan — of Cumberland County, N.J. Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Cumberland County, 1787. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Kenneth F. — of Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1960, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Bowen, Kerry — of Iowa. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Iowa, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Bowen, Kirk — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Auburn, N.Y., 1932-35. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Kris — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bowen, Leavitt L. — of Nebraska. Member of Nebraska territorial House of Representatives, 1855; member Nebraska territorial council, 1857-58; U.S. Attorney for Nebraska, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Lester W. — of Massachusetts. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1944, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Levi K. — of Newark, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Postmaster at Newark, Del., 1915-24 (acting, 1915). Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Levi Knowles — of Monkton, Baltimore County, Md. U.S. Consul in Bordeaux, 1853-55. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, M. A. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 39th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, M. K. — of Milltown, Hutchinson County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 7th District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Mary Elizabeth See Mary Elizabeth Busey
  Bowen, Mary F. — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Norman J. — of Clawson, Oakland County, Mich. Mayor of Clawson, Mich., 1949-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Oliver W. — of Danielson, Killingly, Windham County, Conn. First selectman of Killingly, Connecticut, 1896-97. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Ollie James (1906-1989) — also known as Ollie J. Bowen — of Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Ky. Born in Sinai, Anderson County, Ky., May 20, 1906. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 45th District, 1934-37; member of Kentucky state senate 20th District, 1938-41; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Christian. Member, Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Elks. Died December 16, 1989 (age 83 years, 210 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Green Calvin Bowen and Nettie (Shryock) Bowen; married 1941 to Louise Peek.
  Bowen, Otis Ray (1918-2013) — also known as Otis R. Bowen — of Bremen, Marshall County, Ind. Born in Rochester, Fulton County, Ind., February 26, 1918. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1957-58, 1961; defeated, 1958; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1967-72; Governor of Indiana, 1973-81; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1972; U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, 1985-89. Lutheran. Member, American Medical Association; Kiwanis; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Farm Bureau. Died May 4, 2013 (age 95 years, 67 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Bowen, Ozias — of Marion County, Ohio. Justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1856-58. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Patrick — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Peter — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Bowen, Philip J. — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Bowen, Presley D. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Ralph S. — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Rees Tate (1809-1879) — also known as Rees T. Bowen — of Tazewell County, Va. Born in Tazewell County, Va., January 10, 1809. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1863-65; U.S. Representative from Virginia 9th District, 1873-75. Died in Tazewell County, Va., August 29, 1879 (age 70 years, 231 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Tazewell County, Va.
  Relatives: Father of Henry Bowen (1841-1915).
  Political families: Johnston family of Abingdon, Virginia; Bowen-Campbell-Johnston family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bowen, Robert — of Passaic County, N.J. Labor candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 34th District, 1975; Labor candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Bowen, Robert E. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 4th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Robert N. — of Haddon Heights, Camden County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, S. O. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Sam — of Texas City, Galveston County, Tex. Candidate for mayor of Texas City, Tex., 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Bowen, Sam M. — of Athens, Limestone County, Ala. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Samuel A. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Samuel E. — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Samuel Horace (1846-1918) — also known as Samuel H. Bowen — of Brooklyn, Windham County, Conn. Born in 1846. First selectman of Brooklyn, Connecticut, 1907. Died in 1918 (age about 72 years). Interment at South Cemetery, Brooklyn, Conn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowen, Sandra D. — of Richmond, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Bowen, Sayles J. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Postmaster at Washington, D.C., 1863-68; member of Republican National Committee from District of Columbia, 1866-72; delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1868, 1880 (alternate); mayor of Washington, D.C., 1868-70. Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Bowen, Serena Perretti — of Passaic County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1959. Female. Still living as of 1959.
  Bowen, Shepard P. — of Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Clinton County, 1875-77, 1881; member of New York state senate 19th District, 1882-85. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Sherman W. — of Joliet, Will County, Ill. Mayor of Joliet, Ill., 1861-63, 1866-67. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Susan W. — of Mercer County, N.J. Labor candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 13th District, 1977. Still living as of 1977.
  Bowen, T. C. — of San Juan County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, T. P. — of Hickory County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Hickory County, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Thomas — of Naugatuck, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Naugatuck; elected 1902, 1904; defeated, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Thomas Evans — Member of Minnesota state senate 9th District, 1887-90. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Bowen, Thomas Meade (1835-1906) — also known as Thomas M. Bowen — of Del Norte, Rio Grande County, Colo.; Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Born near Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, October 26, 1835. Republican. Lawyer; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1856; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1864; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1866; justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1867-71; Governor of Idaho Territory, 1871; district judge in Colorado, 1876-80; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1882-83; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1883-89. Died in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo., December 30, 1906 (age 71 years, 65 days). Interment at Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Bowen (1780-1857) and Rhoda (Smith) Bowen (1790-1865); married to Josephine Anna Payne (1836-1907); father of Louis Payne Bowen (1857-1897; newspaper editor, suicide).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowen, Thomas Otis — of Sumter County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate 12th District, 1972-76. Still living as of 1976.
  Bowen, Thomas S. — of Waupun, Fond du Lac County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1852-53 (8th District 1852, 24th District 1853). Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Timothy C. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Bowen, W. A. — of Statesboro, Bulloch County, Ga. Mayor of Statesboro, Ga., 1953-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, W. R. — of Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Walter A. — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Member of Rhode Island state senate from Warwick, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, Wayne — of Arkadelphia, Clark County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bowen, Wilfred W. — of New Hyde Park, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Mayor of New Hyde Park, N.Y., 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, William — of Woodstock, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodstock, 1823. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, William — U.S. Consular Agent in Llanelly, as of 1898-99. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, William — Candidate for California state senate 33rd District, 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, William — of Kenner, Jefferson Parish, La. Candidate for mayor of Kenner, La., 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Bowen, William B. — of Tuskegee, Macon County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, William E. — of Bridgeton, Cumberland County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state senate 1st District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Bowen, William F. (1929-1999) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born January 30, 1929. Democrat. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1967-70; defeated, 1964; member of Ohio state senate, 1970-94; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1976; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996. African ancestry. Member, NAACP. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, April 22, 1999 (age 70 years, 82 days). Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, William H. H. — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Republican. Postmaster at Covington, Ky., 1910-14. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, William S. — of Bridgeton, Cumberland County, N.J. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Bowen, William W. — of St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from St. Lawrence County, 1815-17. Burial location unknown.


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