Mae Bowman (1893 - 1965)

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Burr Oak, Jewell County, Kansas

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Alice Bowman

Alice Bowman

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

Bowman woman

Bowman woman

Charles G. Burk family photo

Charles G. Burk family photo

Miranda E Bowman

Miranda E Bowman

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

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1893 - In the year that Mae Bowman was born, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

1907 - When she was merely 14 years old, the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

1918 - She was 25 years old when 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 - By the time she was 42 years old, 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.

1965 - In the year of Mae Bowman's passing, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

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Mae Bowman died in October 1965 at 71 years old. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on November 17, 1893. We have no information about Mae's surviving family. We know that Mae Bowman had been residing in Burr Oak, Jewell County, Kansas.

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