Kepler Bowman (1901 - 1979)

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Silver Creek, Chautauqua County, New York

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Alice Bowman

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Johnny Dale Bowman

Johnny Dale Bowman

Lester Leroy Bowman

Lester Leroy Bowman

Lola B Bowman

Lola B Bowman

Lola B Bowman

Lola B Bowman

Dave Found and Bill Bowman

Dave Found and Bill Bowman

Laura Alice Blankenbeker-Bowman

Laura Alice Blankenbeker-Bowman

Laura Alice Blankenbeker

Laura Alice Blankenbeker

Edward Elton Bowman

Edward Elton Bowman

Ed and Laura (Blankenbeker) Bowman

Ed and Laura (Blankenbeker) Bowman

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Charles G. Burk family photo

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Miranda E Bowman

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Surrilda May (Kirkendall) Bowman Alice Bowman Johnny Dale Bowman Lester Leroy Bowman

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1901 - In the year that Kepler Bowman was born, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

1909 - By the time this person was only 8 years old, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

1944 - This person was 43 years old when on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

1976 - This person was 75 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

1979 - In the year of Kepler Bowman's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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Kepler Bowman passed away in February 1979 at age 77. There is no known cause of death for Kepler. Kepler was born on October 20, 1901. We have no information about Kepler's family or relationships. We know that Kepler Bowman had been residing in Silver Creek, Chautauqua County, New York.

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