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Bowens to Bowering

BOWENS (Soundex B520) — See also BAUWENS, BOUWENS, BOWE, BOWEN, BOWERS, BOWES, BOWNES, BOYENS, DOWENS, HOWENSTINE, LOWENSTEIN, OWENS, OWENSBY.

  Bowens, Bob See Robert W. Bowens, Jr.
  Bowens, Robert W., Jr. (1922-2014) — also known as Robert Bowens; Bob Bowens — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., March 21, 1922. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; barber; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Oakland County 2nd District, 1962; appointed 1962. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; American Legion. Died, in the VA Medical Center, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., November 18, 2014 (age 92 years, 242 days). Interment at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Bowens, Sr. and Hattie (Hood) Bowens; married to Nellie Joyce Cooley.


BOWER (Soundex B600) — See also BEERBOWER, BIWER, BOMER, BOWE, BOWEN, BOWERING, BOWERMAN, BOWERS, BOWERSOCK, BOWERSOX, BOWERY, BOWKER, BOWLER, BOWMER, BOWSER, BOWYER, BOYER, BROWE, BROWER, DOWER, HALBOWER, HARTENBOWER, HEFLEBOWER, POWER, SEMBOWER, TRUMBOWER.

  BOWER: See also William Worth Belknap — Jerry W. Black — Bower Slack Broaddus — David Sears Huffstetter — Howard B. Leathers — Robert Sarsfield Maloney
  Bower, Albert C. — of Waukegan, Lake County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Waukegan, Ill., 1881-86. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Alexander — of Tompkins County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County 1st District, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Alfred — of Romulus Township (now Romulus), Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Supervisor of Romulus Township, Michigan; elected 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Andrew P. — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Burney E. — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, C. O. — of Calhoun County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Calhoun County, 1955-56; defeated, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Bower, Charles C. — of Indiana. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 13th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Clark M. — of Blain, Perry County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, David — of Tompkins County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, E. C. — of Blakely, Early County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, E. G. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1876, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, E. S. — of Lincoln, Lincoln County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Earl T. — of Worland, Washakie County, Wyo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1940 (alternate), 1960; member of Wyoming state senate, 1950; Presidential Elector for Wyoming, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Ebon B. — of Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Bellefonte, Pa., 1943-57 (acting, 1943-46). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Edgar P. — of Lansdowne, Delaware County, Pa. Republican. Acting postmaster at Lansdowne, Pa., 1960-61. Still living as of 1961.
  Bower, Edward A. (b. 1869) — of Methuen, Essex County, Mass. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., August 1, 1869. Republican. Druggist; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Sixth Essex District, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Edwin — of Middleburg, Snyder County, Pa. Democrat. Chair of Snyder County Democratic Party, 1927; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Elijah — of Gloucester County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1832, 1838-40. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Emma E. — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Ernest A. — Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 7th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Gail E., Jr. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Gladys — of Richmond, McHenry County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Bower, Glen L. — of Beecher City, Effingham County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Bower, Grover C. — of Grove City, Mercer County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Grove City, Pa., 1949-55 (acting, 1949-50). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Grover Cleveland
  Bower, Gustavus Miller (1790-1864) — of Missouri. Born near Culpeper, Culpeper County, Va., December 12, 1790. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Missouri at-large, 1843-45. Died near Paris, Monroe County, Mo., November 17, 1864 (age 73 years, 341 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Monroe County, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bower, H. A. — of Fairview, Major County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, John P. — of Logan County, Ohio. Democrat. Member of Ohio state house of representatives from Logan County; elected 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, John White — also known as John W. Bower — Delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of San Patricio, 1835; delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of Goliad, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Joseph A. — of Montclair, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1940; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1942; treasurer of New Jersey Republican Party, 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Joseph C. — of Hannibal, Marion County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Hannibal, Mo., 1859-61. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Lucy W. — of Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Lynne — of Evergreen, Jefferson County, Colo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Bower, Matti Herrera — of Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Mayor of Miami Beach, Fla., 2008-. Still living as of 2010.
  Bower, Nelson L. — of Romulus Township (now Romulus), Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Supervisor of Romulus Township, Michigan; elected 1940, 1941; elected unopposed 1942; elected 1949, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Paul (1911-c.1960) — of Mullens, Wyoming County, W.Va. Born in Raleigh County, W.Va., July 23, 1911. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wyoming County, 1953-58. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion. Died about 1960 (age about 49 years). Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Paul N. — of East Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Mayor of East Rochester, N.Y., 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Bower, Ray F. — of Worland, Washakie County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, Robert — of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bower, Ross K. (1901-1988) — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born October 27, 1901. Republican. Insurance and real estate business; mayor of Ypsilanti, Mich., 1940-46. Died August 14, 1988 (age 86 years, 292 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Florence L. Bower.
  Bower, Roy E. B. — U.S. Vice Consul in Southampton, as of 1926-29; U.S. Consul in Singapore, as of 1932; Madras, as of 1943. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, W. C. — of North Carolina. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1888 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Bower, W. W. — of Pinedale, Sublette County, Wyo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, William G. — of Granville County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Granville County, 1823-24. Burial location unknown.
  Bower, William Horton (1850-1910) — of North Carolina. Born near Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, N.C., June 6, 1850. Democrat. U.S. Representative from North Carolina 8th District, 1893-95. Died in Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C., May 11, 1910 (age 59 years, 339 days). Interment at Elkville Cemetery, Lenoir, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


BOWERING (Soundex B652) — See also BEERBOWER, BOWE, BOWER, BOWERMAN, BOWERS, BOWERSOCK, BOWERSOX, BOWERY, BOWRING, HALBOWER, HARTENBOWER, HEFLEBOWER, RING, SCHWERIN, SEMBOWER, SWERINGEN, TRUMBOWER, ZWERIN.

  Bowering, Herbert — of Rochester, Strafford County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Rochester 3rd Ward, 1948; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Rochester 2nd Ward, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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