Elizabeth Bowes (1891 - 1978)

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Elizabeth Bowes
1891 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Elizabeth Bowes was born on February 25, 1891. She died in June 1978 at age 87. We know that Elizabeth Bowes had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15232.


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Elizabeth Bowes died in June 1978 at age 87. She was born on February 25, 1891. There is no information about Elizabeth's immediate family. We know that Elizabeth Bowes had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15232.
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In 1891, in the year that Elizabeth Bowes was born, on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1931, at the age of 40 years old, Elizabeth was alive when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1941, Elizabeth was 50 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1969, at the age of 78 years old, Elizabeth was alive when one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1978, in the year of Elizabeth Bowes's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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May 17, 1947 - Jul 4, 2010
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Mar 3, 1954 - February 1976
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Apr 16, 1916 - Mar 18, 2004
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Lester Bowes
May 11, 1885 - May 1968
Chester, PA
Mary L Bowes
Aug 23, 1919 - May 6, 2008
Red Hill, PA
Beatrice I Bowes
Jun 21, 1915 - Mar 5, 2005
Townville, PA
Glenn J Bowes
Oct 20, 1913 - Aug 23, 1988
Union City, PA
Alphonsus Bowes
Aug 29, 1885 - December 1968
Philadelphia, PA
Robert E Bowes
Dec 16, 1919 - Jul 23, 1996
Glenside, PA
Magdalena A Bowes
Apr 20, 1919 - May 23, 2007
Glen Haven, CO
Marie Bowes
Oct 23, 1882 - March 1965
David H Bowes
Jul 11, 1941 - Apr 12, 2007
North Palm Beach, FL
Elizabeth A Bowes
Jul 3, 1948 - Apr 30, 2001
Julian, PA
Margaret Bowes
Oct 16, 1881 - September 1973
Meadville, PA
James Bowes
Jul 28, 1912 - September 1970
Philadelphia, PA
Thomas Bowes
Sep 3, 1889 - July 1962
John Bowes
Feb 16, 1919 - March 1986
Philadelphia, PA
Lorraine Bowes
Jan 13, 1919 - Jul 8, 2001
Mechanicsburg, PA
Edward L Bowes
Feb 21, 1941 - Nov 17, 2006
Indianapolis, IN
Stella E Bowes
Aug 26, 1922 - Aug 8, 1992

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