James Bowman (1886 - 1970)

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James Bowman
1886 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
James Bowman was born on May 11, 1886. He died in May 1970 at age 83. We know that James Bowman had been residing in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio 45690.


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James Bowman died in May 1970 at 83 years old. He was born on May 11, 1886. There is no information about James's immediate family. We know that James Bowman had been residing in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio 45690.
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1886 - 1970 World Events

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In 1886, in the year that James Bowman was born, on February 14th, the first train left Los Angeles for the East -by the way of the transcontinental railroad - with a cargo of oranges. Due to irrigation and the import of water, Los Angeles was the ideal place to grow oranges - which became a popular addition to Christmas stockings.

In 1914, by the time he was 28 years old, in August, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Begun by the French in the 1880's and abandoned, the United States undertook further construction in 1904. After 10 years, and the elimination of malaria carrying mosquitoes (which caused immense delays for the French and the Americans), the 48 mile long artificial waterway - a series of locks - created a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

In 1925, James was 39 years old when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1949, James was 63 years old when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1970, in the year of James Bowman's passing, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

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Other James Bowmans

James Young Fogle Bowman
around 1906 - May 9, 1943
James Young Bowman
around 1883 - May 1, 1943
James Wood Bowman
around 1899 - Sep 14, 1918
James William Bowman
around 1911 - Feb 12, 1944
James William Bowman
around 1897 - May 30, 1918
James Smith Bowman
around 1918 - Jun 6, 1940
James Lynn Bowman
around 1893 - Aug 5, 1916
James Hugh Bowman
around 1915 - Feb 12, 1942
James Frederick Bowman
around 1898 - Feb 21, 1917
James Ferguson Bowman
around 1921 - Jul 26, 1943
James Edgar Bowman
around 1888 - Feb 12, 1916
James Arthur Bowman
around 1896 - Mar 28, 1917
James Anderson Bowman
Died: Apr 29, 1917
James Albert Bowman
Died: Apr 10, 1918
James A. Bowman
around 1886 - Oct 26, 1918
James Bowman
Died: Sep 22, 1914
James Bowman
around 1920 - Mar 15, 1940
James Bowman
around 1891 - Nov 28, 1917
James Bowman
around 1885 - Apr 16, 1915

Other Bowmans

Arthur Bowman
Sep 9, 1901 - October 1970
Ashville, Ohio
Charles Bowman
Nov 17, 1915 - November 1984
Ravenswood, West Virginia
D A Bowman
Mar 16, 1910 - Jan 9, 1990
Alum Creek, WV
William Bowman
Feb 2, 1896 - October 1977
New Albany, Ohio
Gratia R Bowman
Aug 9, 1917 - Oct 7, 1999
Fort Mitchell, KY
William Bowman
Feb 3, 1913 - January 1977
Huntington, West Virginia
Homer D Bowman
Jan 28, 1912 - Apr 24, 1997
Chillicothe, OH
Cecil A Bowman
Dec 17, 1914 - Apr 11, 1997
Brandon, FL
Haller W Bowman
Aug 29, 1916 - Jun 30, 2005
Barboursville, WV
Garfield Bowman
Jan 23, 1907 - January 1984
Cleveland, Ohio
Elmer D Bowman
Apr 17, 1911 - Mar 24, 1988
Bluefield, WV
Grace D Bowman
Dec 20, 1916 - May 1991
Brady Bowman
Nov 18, 1910 - April 1970
Manchester, Pennsylvania
John R Bowman
Jul 26, 1919 - Aug 16, 1990
Hobart E Bowman
Nov 25, 1923 - Apr 6, 1988
Cincinnati, OH
Winifred W Bowman
Jun 26, 1911 - Apr 24, 2000
Chicago, IL
Allen Bowman
Oct 6, 1923 - March 1978
Clear Spring, Maryland
Payton Bowman
Nov 25, 1893 - July 1968
Ararat, Virginia
Lenna Bowman
Jul 19, 1891 - October 1973
Wheeling, West Virginia
Selwyn Bowman
Nov 15, 1895 - October 1963
West Virginia

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Thomas Blake
Mar 13, 1892 - August 1978
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Feb 26, 1904 - Oct 20, 1993
Ona, WV
Bennie H Dennison
Sep 19, 1911 - February 1994
Zion, IL
Earl Ferrell
May 3, 1900 - Dec 2, 1995
Huntington, WV
Oakley Flora
Nov 26, 1915 - February 1984
Hurricane, West Virginia
Walter Grose
Mar 25, 1908 - December 1960
Harlie Hardesty
May 12, 1911 - April 1981
Kernel Jenkins
May 6, 1908 - March 1986
Glenwood, West Virginia
Armster Kingery
Aug 25, 1880 - April 1963
West Virginia
Alva Knight
Jul 1, 1900 - January 1987
Lesage, West Virginia
Emil Meadows
Sep 5, 1894 - May 1979
Milton, West Virginia
Clovis Mount
Jul 20, 1914 - April 1970
Glenwood, West Virginia
Clyde Mount
Mar 17, 1912 - Jul 8, 1994
Bidwell, OH
Walter O Paxton
Dec 20, 1913 - Aug 25, 1994
Orient, OH
Jesse Oldaker
Dec 25, 1907 - December 1954
Frank Rose
Jun 14, 1895 - May 1967
Milton, West Virginia
Ernest Scarberry
Sep 29, 1896 - April 1978
Columbus, Ohio
Thomas Scarberry
Sep 18, 1902 - November 1983
Lesage, West Virginia
Herman Short
Apr 6, 1892 - October 1977
Glenwood, West Virginia
Willis Smith
Aug 21, 1893 - July 1982
Huntington, West Virginia
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