Florence Violet Bowman (1880 - 1959)

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Florence Violet Bowman
1880 - 1959
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1880
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1959
Coburg, Australia
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Coburg, Australia
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Florence Violet Bowman was born in 1880. She was born to Chessell Charlotte Bowman and Mary Ann Blythe Bowman. She died in 1959 in Coburg, Australia at 79 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Florence Violet Bowman died in 1959 in Coburg, Australia at age 79. She was born in 1880. She was born to Chessell Charlotte Bowman and Mary Ann Blythe Bowman.

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In 1880, in the year that Florence Violet Bowman was born, on August 26th, P. T. Barnum and James A. Bailey signed a contract in Bridgeport, CT, creating the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Twenty-seven years later, the Barnum and Bailey would merge with another circus, Ringling Brothers.

In 1893, at the age of only 13 years old, Florence was alive when on February 1st, Thomas Edison's motion picture studio on his laboratory grounds in West Orange New Jersey was completed. The studio was called "Black Maria" and the first movie made and viewed in it was of 3 people pretending to be blacksmiths.

In 1908, she was 28 years old when unemployment in the U.S. was at 8.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 2 cents while the population in the United States was 88,710,000. The world population was almost 4.4 billion.

In 1930, she was 50 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1959, in the year of Florence Violet Bowman's passing, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

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