Mary Bowen (1899 - 1986)

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Mary Bowen
1899 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Bowen was born on June 4, 1899. She died in July 1986 at 87 years old. We know that Mary Bowen had been residing in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware 19802.


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Mary Bowen passed away in July 1986 at age 87. She was born on June 4, 1899. There is no information about Mary's surviving family. We know that Mary Bowen had been residing in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware 19802.
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In 1899, in the year that Mary Bowen was born, on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

In 1900, she was only 1 year old when a massive hurricane, known as the Great Galveston hurricane, hit Galveston Texas. Winds hit up to 145 miles an hour (category 4) and it remains the single most deadly event in U.S. history. Between 6,000 and 12,000 died (most estimates are around 8,000 dead). The population of Galveston at the time was about 36,000 people in 1900.

In 1919, when she was 20 years old, in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

In 1925, she was 26 years old when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1986, in the year of Mary Bowen's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Dennis Bowen
Mar 31, 1952 - December 1977
Angela Bowen
Aug 29, 1951 - July 1986
Wilmington, Delaware
C W Bowen
Jun 13, 1954 - Aug 15, 1995
Magnolia, DE
Gerry L Bowen
Sep 21, 1955 - Jan 4, 2001
Paul Bowen
Jan 2, 1888 - February 1969
New Castle, Delaware
Norman Bowen
Dec 14, 1911 - August 1974
New Castle, Delaware
Walter Bowen
Aug 28, 1915 - Mar 21, 2003
Somerset, PA
Paul Bowen
Oct 22, 1915 - November 1970
Roland Bowen
Jan 22, 1915 - June 1980
Wilmington, Delaware
Alfred Bowen Jr
Apr 23, 1917 - Jan 16, 1996
Lula W Bowen
Mar 30, 1897 - January 1996
Wilmington, DE
Vernetta Bowen
Oct 15, 1917 - Dec 8, 2000
Wilmington, DE
Burton Bowen
Aug 3, 1914 - August 1969
Katharine P Bowen
Jan 10, 1910 - May 1994
La Mirada, CA
Harry Bowen
Jan 4, 1913 - December 1969
Wilmington, Delaware
Walter Bowen
May 6, 1922 - Nov 20, 1993
Miami, FL
Alvin Bowen
Mar 25, 1918 - Jan 9, 1992
Dover Plains, NY
Barbara A Bowen
Nov 1, 1916 - Nov 23, 1996
Miami, FL
Alvin G Bowen
Sep 10, 1919 - Feb 16, 2006
New Castle, DE
Warren P Bowen
Oct 13, 1908 - Dec 7, 1994
Penns Grove, NJ

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Delaware City, Delaware
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Newark, Delaware
Mary Kelley
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Myrtle White
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Wilmington, Delaware
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Wilmington, Delaware
Myrtle Wilson
Oct 19, 1893 - May 1978
Glenolden, Pennsylvania
George Wormald
Feb 24, 1878 - October 1972
Wilmington, Delaware
Josephine Wychgram
Sep 7, 1882 - June 1976
Wilmington, Delaware
Mary Conaway
Sep 10, 1888 - March 1973
New Castle, Delaware
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Jan 4, 1951 - Jun 6, 2004
Wilmington, DE
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Mar 12, 1953 - Oct 4, 2004
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Helen T Schick
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