John R Bowen (born 1918)

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Mahoning County, Ohio

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Education

2 Years Of College

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Retail Managers

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Military serial#: 15121308
Enlisted: February 15, 1943 in Ft Hayes Columbus Ohio
Military branch: Ordnance Department
Rank: Sergeant, Reserves - Exclusive Of Regular Army Reserve And Officers Of The Officers Reserve Corps On Active Duty Under The Thomason Act (officers And Enlisted Men -- O.r.c. And E.r.c., And Nurses-reserve Status)
Terms of enlistment: Three Year Enlistment

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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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In 1919, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1925, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1959, 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 1975, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1989, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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