James R Bowman (1917 - 2001)

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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.


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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.
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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.

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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

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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
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