James R Bowman (1917 - 2001)

A photo of James R Bowman
James R Bowman
1917 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
James R Bowman was born on January 11, 1917. He died on February 26, 2001 at age 84. We know that James R Bowman had been residing in Fort Valley, Peach County, Georgia 31030.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

James R Bowman Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of James Bowman, honor his ancestry & genealogy, and his immediate Bowman family.

Most Commonly Known Name

James R Bowman

First name

James

Middle name

R

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Male

Birth

James Bowman was born on

Death

James Bowman died on

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for James.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of James R Bowman?

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is James's ethnicity and where did his parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

Unknown. Was James a religious man?

Last Known Residence

Fort Valley, Peach County, Georgia 31030

Education

Did James finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did James attend?

Professions

Share what James did for a living or if he had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of James's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did James serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with his life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different James Bowman?
View other bios of people named James Bowmans
Back to Top

James R Bowman Family Tree

James's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Bowman family tree.

James's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
James R Bowman
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

James's Family Photos

We currently do not have photos of James R Bowman. Below are potential family photos that share James's last name or surname. Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of James during various points of his life

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about James

What do you remember about James R Bowman? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that James is remembered.

James Bowman Obituary

This obit of James R Bowman is maintained by James's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

James R Bowman passed away on February 26, 2001 at age 84. He was born on January 11, 1917. We have no information about James's family. We know that James R Bowman had been residing in Fort Valley, Peach County, Georgia 31030.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of James R Bowman

1917 - 2001 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during James's lifetime

In 1917, in the year that James R Bowman was born, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

In 1949, at the age of 32 years old, James was alive 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 1957, by the time he was 40 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1965, by the time he was 48 years old, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1979, he was 62 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

Other Biographies

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

Ida Bowman
Jan 18, 1889 - August 1969
Macon, Georgia
Shelly Bowman
Sep 22, 1906 - June 1985
Dallas, Georgia
Benjamin Bowman
Aug 16, 1910 - August 1981
Aragon, Georgia
Odessa Bowman
Jul 17, 1894 - January 1976
Scottdale, Georgia
William Bowman
Jan 16, 1911 - Feb 3, 1985
Chebanse, IL
James R Bowman
Dec 10, 1908 - Sep 3, 1991
Jessie D Bowman
Jun 28, 1920 - Sep 11, 1988
Fairburn, GA
James Bowman
Mar 31, 1914 - May 1970
Esther Bowman
Mar 24, 1909 - June 1994
Omaha, NE
Lola L Bowman
Oct 22, 1904 - Jul 1, 1994
Little Rock, AR
Edgar J Bowman
May 10, 1909 - Jun 6, 1988
Commerce, GA
Mable D Bowman
May 6, 1928 - Aug 3, 2003
Snellville, GA
Oscar O Bowman
Jun 7, 1902 - Nov 13, 1994
Waverly Hall, GA
Joseph C Bowman
Jul 18, 1918 - Nov 4, 2007
Ringgold, GA
Colven D Bowman
Sep 11, 1916 - Dec 30, 1989
Robert Bowman
Jan 23, 1913 - January 1978
Jasper, Tennessee
Virginia Bowman
Mar 30, 1912 - October 1987
Macon, Georgia
Iva Bowman
Aug 24, 1896 - January 1992
Macon, GA
Wanza Bowman
Jul 1, 1924 - Jul 23, 2009
Detroit, MI
Herbert Bowman
May 29, 1922 - December 1984

Other Bios

Emma G Edwards
Sep 5, 1896 - Feb 15, 1967
Fort Valley, GA
George Halsam
Apr 13, 1896 - October 1969
Fort Valley, Georgia
Thomas E Gates
Jun 5, 1909 - Dec 30, 1987
Macon, GA
Lester A Sanders
Nov 21, 1919 - Mar 20, 1995
Corpus Christi, TX
Emma Dorsey
Sep 16, 1889 - December 1985
Fort Valley, Georgia
Mary Parker
Apr 11, 1913 - October 1986
Forsyth, Georgia
Helen P Hodge
May 13, 1920 - Sep 10, 1996
Fort Valley, GA
Annie Mullis
Oct 1, 1900 - October 1969
Fort Valley, Georgia
Brooks Bradshaw
Jan 20, 1906 - January 1979
Warner Robins, Georgia
Mildred Curtis
Oct 11, 1910 - October 1980
Tifton, Georgia
Eva James
Mar 17, 1884 - September 1977
Fort Valley, Georgia
Maggie Wells
Oct 4, 1904 - May 1973
Fort Valley, Georgia
Ida Rooks
Dec 26, 1884 - November 1970
Fort Valley, Georgia
Mary H Miller
Oct 25, 1919 - Dec 4, 1997
Orlando, FL
Eunice Green
Aug 15, 1910 - September 1981
Byron, Georgia
Lydia Wilder
May 12, 1891 - December 1979
Fort Valley, Georgia
Charity Arnold
Jul 13, 1878 - June 1970
Macon, Georgia
Beul J Wilder
Feb 12, 1895 - Feb 5, 1988
Fort Valley, GA
Walter Melvin
Dec 2, 1898 - June 1971
Saluda, South Carolina
Ila Greene
Jun 16, 1914 - December 1986
Dublin, Georgia
Success Stories from Biographies like James R Bowman
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.