John Henry Bowen (1855 - 1948)

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Fitzroy, Australia

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Fitzroy, Australia

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Father: Bowen John Nicholas Bowen
Mother: Hannah Walker Bowen

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Henry

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Philip Hubert Bowen

Philip Hubert Bowen

Tad Edwin Bowen

Tad Edwin Bowen

Andrew Joseph Bowen

Andrew Joseph Bowen

Marjorie Louise Bowen

Marjorie Louise Bowen

Callaway Mills, Georgia

Callaway Mills, Georgia

Joreene Carson

Joreene Carson

James Howard Bowen

James Howard Bowen

Eva Berniece Bowen

Eva Berniece Bowen

William Claude Bowen

William Claude Bowen

William & Mattie Bowen

William & Mattie Bowen

Lummie & Mattie (Walker) Bowen

Lummie & Mattie (Walker) Bowen

Arthur Pendragon Bowen wedding

Arthur Pendragon Bowen wedding

John & Tennie Bowen Gravesite

John & Tennie Bowen Gravesite

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David & Bessie (Bowen) Peck Philip Hubert Bowen Tad Edwin Bowen Andrew Joseph Bowen

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1855 - In the year that John Henry Bowen was born, on June 29th, The Daily Telegraph began in London. The newspaper began as The Daily Telegraph and Courier and still has the reputation of being a quality paper.

1918 - When he was 63 years old, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

1935 - John was 80 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

1945 - When he was 90 years old, on March 12th, a riot erupted at a Japanese internment camp in Santa Fe New Mexico. Two days earlier, white shirts with the Rising Sun on the back had been confiscated and the prisoners objected. Three leaders of the protest were removed and sent to another camp. Guards at the Santa Fe camp were armed with submachine guns, shotguns, and gun masks. On the morning of the 12th, prisoners began throwing rocks at the guards. When the "rioters" wouldn't disperse, the guards were ordered to use tear gas and batons. Four men were badly injured as a result.

1948 - In the year of John Henry Bowen's passing, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

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John Henry Bowen passed away in 1948 in Fitzroy, Australia at age 93. No cause of death has been listed. He was born in 1855. He was born to Bowen John Nicholas Bowen and Hannah Walker Bowen, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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