James T Bowden Sr (1913 - 1977)

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James T Bowden
1913 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
James T Bowden Sr was born on October 2, 1913. He died on October 16, 1977 at 64 years of age.


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Ft. Leavenworth National Cemetery Section S Site 145, in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 66027



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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: T/4
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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James T Bowden Sr died on October 16, 1977 at 64 years of age. He was buried in Ft. Leavenworth National Cemetery Section S Site 145, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He was born on October 2, 1913. There is no information about James's family or relationships.
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In 1913, in the year that James T Bowden Sr was born, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

In 1947, James was 34 years old when in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1959, by the time he was 46 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1968, by the time he was 55 years old, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1977, in the year of James T Bowden Sr's passing, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

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around 1898 - Sep 29, 1917
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Indiana, United States
James R Jr Bowden
Born: around 1926
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Born: around 1915
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James C Bowden
Born: around 1919
Oregon, United States
James E Bowden
Born: around 1927
California, United States
James E Bowden
Born: around 1927
California, United States
James W Bowden
Born: around 1921
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James E Bowden
Born: around 1926
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James T Bowden
Born: around 1913
Arkansas, United States
James P Bowden
Born: around 1921
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Born: around 1919
Texas, United States
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Born: around 1919
United States

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Louise H Bowden
Feb 3, 1918 - Jan 30, 2003
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Michael E Bowden
Apr 19, 1957 - Dec 8, 2009
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Charley Bowden
Oct 25, 1884 - August 1974
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Ethel Bowden
Aug 16, 1888 - December 1980
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Mae Bowden
Nov 9, 1903 - Jan 12, 1993
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Emma Bowden
Jan 17, 1885 - September 1972
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Lucy Bowden
Oct 22, 1897 - May 1976
Russellville, Arkansas
Fotra Lee Bowden
Sep 4, 1918 - January 1992
Compton, CA
Milton Bowden
Sep 1, 1919 - Nov 6, 1999
Detroit, MI
Mary F Bowden
Mar 23, 1909 - Aug 2, 2000
Hamburg, AR
Henry O Bowden
Apr 29, 1920 - May 30, 2010
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James O Bowden
Jun 1, 1919 - Jan 3, 1990
Atkins, AR
William E Bowden
Jan 24, 1924 - Nov 24, 1995
Hemet, CA
Fred Louis Bowden Jr
Jun 9, 1924 - Jul 5, 2011
Temecula, CA
Pauline Bowden
Jan 23, 1915 - January 1984
Hope, Arkansas
Euleta Bowden
Nov 13, 1918 - Jul 23, 2001
Atkins, AR

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