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Bowie

BOWIE (Soundex B000) — See also ABAWI, BAWO, BOEWE, BOUIE, BOWE, COWIE, HOWIE, HOWIESON, JACOBOWITZ, LEBOWITZ, LEIBOWITZ, LIEBOWITZ, NOWIE, POWIERSKI.

  BOWIE: See also Jerilyn Bowie-Hill — Allen Bowie Duckett — George Franklin Haley — Allen Bowie Howard — Bowie Ibarra — Allan Bowie Magruder — C. Bowie Rose — G. Bowie Smith — Ralph Waverly Wallace
  Bowie, C. C. — of San Benito, Cameron County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowie, Donald S. — of Long Branch, Monmouth County, N.J. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Bowie, George — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Mayor of Pensacola, Fla., 1821-22. Burial location unknown.
  Bowie, George W. — of Des Moines County, Iowa. Delegate to Iowa state constitutional convention from Des Moines County, 1846. Burial location unknown.
  Bowie, George W. — of Colusa County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 13th District, 1854-55; American candidate for Governor of California, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Bowie, Jim — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Bowie, John — of Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Bowie, John H. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1847-48 (New York County 1847, New York County 3rd District 1848). Burial location unknown.
  Bowie, Kirk — of Waldorf, Charles County, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Bowie, Oden (1826-1894) — of Maryland. Born in Prince George's County, Md., November 10, 1826. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1849; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1864; member of Maryland state senate, 1867; Governor of Maryland, 1869-72. Episcopalian. Died in Prince George's County, Md., December 4, 1894 (age 68 years, 24 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Prince George's County, Md.
  Bowie, Pearl A. — of Falmouth, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Cumberland County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Bowie, Richard Johns (1807-1881) — also known as Richard J. Bowie — of Rockville, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., June 23, 1807. Whig. Member of Maryland state senate, 1836-37; delegate to Whig National Convention from Maryland, 1839 (speaker); U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1849-53; candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1853; state court judge in Maryland, 1861-81. Died near Rockville, Montgomery County, Md., March 12, 1881 (age 73 years, 262 days). Interment at Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, Md.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bowie, Robert — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of Morgantown, W.Va., 1945, 1951. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowie, Robert William (1750-1818) — also known as Robert Bowie — of Maryland. Born in Prince George's County, Md., March, 1750. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1785-90, 1801-03; justice of the peace; Governor of Maryland, 1803-06, 1811-12; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1808; member of Maryland state senate, 1809-10. Episcopalian. Died in Prince George's County, Md., January 8, 1818 (age 67 years, 0 days). Interment at Bowie Family Cemetery, Croom, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Capt. William S. Bowie (1721-1791) and Margaret (Sprigg) Bowie (1726-1804); brother of Walter Bowie; married 1770 to Priscilla Mackall (1758-1822; sister of Benjamin Mackall IV and Thomas Mackall); father of Robert William Bowie; grandfather of Mary Mackall Bowie (1801-1873; who married Reverdy Johnson) and Thomas Fielder Bowie; third great-grandfather of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; fourth great-grandfather of James Jermiah Wadsworth (1905-1984); fifth great-grandfather of James Wadsworth Symington.
  Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowie, Robert William (1787-1848) — also known as Robert W. Bowie — of Nottingham, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Croom, Prince George's County, Md., March 3, 1787. Whig. Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1820; delegate to Whig National Convention from Maryland, 1839 (member, Balloting Committee). Died in Prince George's County, Md., January 3, 1848 (age 60 years, 306 days). Interment at Bowie Family Cemetery, Croom, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Robert William Bowie and Priscilla (Mackall) Bowie (1758-1822); married to Catherine Lansdale (1800-1867); nephew of Benjamin Mackall IV, Walter Bowie and Thomas Mackall; uncle of Thomas Fielder Bowie; second great-granduncle of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; third great-granduncle of James Jermiah Wadsworth (1905-1984); fourth great-granduncle of James Wadsworth Symington.
  Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowie, Sean — of Chandler, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bowie, Stuart S. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Bowie, Sydney Johnston (1865-1928) — also known as Sydney J. Bowie — of Talladega, Talladega County, Ala.; Anniston, Calhoun County, Ala.; Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born in Talladega, Talladega County, Ala., July 26, 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alabama Democratic State Executive Committee, 1894-1900; chair of Talladega County Democratic Party, 1896-99; U.S. Representative from Alabama 4th District, 1901-07; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1920 (delegation chair); automobile dealer; director, First National Bank of Talladega; American Trust and Savings Bank; Industrial Savings Bank. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., May 7, 1928 (age 62 years, 286 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew W. Bowie and Nannie McHenry (Bowdon) Bowie; married, April 29, 1891, to Annie Foster Etheridge; nephew of Franklin Welsh Bowdon (1817-1857).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bowie, Thomas C. (b. 1876) — of Jefferson, Ashe County, N.C.; West Jefferson, Ashe County, N.C. Born in Louisiana, July 27, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1904; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Ashe County, 1909-10, 1913-16, 1921-22. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John R. Bowie and Frances (Calloway) Bowie; married, May 8, 1906, to Jean Davis.
  Bowie, Thomas Fielder (1808-1869) — of Maryland. Born in Prince George's County, Md., April 7, 1808. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1837-38, 1845; candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1843; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1850; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1852; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1855-59. Died in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md., October 31, 1869 (age 61 years, 207 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Prince George's County, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Contee Bowie (1771-1813) and Mary Mackall (Bowie) Bowie (1776-1825); brother of Mary Mackall Bowie (1801-1873; who married Reverdy Johnson); nephew of Robert William Bowie (1787-1848); grandson of Robert William Bowie (1750-1818); grandnephew of Benjamin Mackall IV, Walter Bowie and Thomas Mackall; great-granduncle of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; second great-granduncle of James Jermiah Wadsworth (1905-1984); third great-granduncle of James Wadsworth Symington.
  Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bowie, Walter (1748-1810) — of Maryland. Born in Prince George's County, Md., 1748. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1777-97; state court judge in Maryland, 1791-92; member of Maryland state senate, 1801-02; U.S. Representative from Maryland at-large, 1802-05. Episcopalian. Died in Prince George's County, Md., November 9, 1810 (age about 62 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Prince George's County, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Capt. William S. Bowie (1721-1791) and Margaret (Sprigg) Bowie (1726-1804); brother of Robert William Bowie (1750-1818); married 1771 to Mary Brookes (1747-1812); uncle of Robert William Bowie (1787-1848); granduncle of Mary Mackall Bowie (who married Reverdy Johnson) and Thomas Fielder Bowie; third great-granduncle of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; fourth great-granduncle of James Jermiah Wadsworth (1905-1984); fifth great-granduncle of James Wadsworth Symington.
  Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bowie, Walter Russell — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Vice-chair of New York American Labor Party, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bowie, William D. — of Prince George's County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1860. Burial location unknown.


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