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Elias Bowie
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Birth: May 10, 1910
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 25, 2005
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

Son of Hattie Bryant (1888-1944) and Elias Bowie (sr)(1874-1970). African-American entrepreneur and businessman. Owned transportation enterprises in San Francisco Bay Area. In 1955, became first black man to compete in a NASCAR race.
(Note: Date of birth on headstone is incorrect.) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Elias A Bowie (1874 - 1970)
 
 Siblings:
  Jessie Beatrice Manson Tidwell (1909 - 1973)*
  Elias Bowie (1910 - 2005)
  J C Bowie (1911 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Olivet Memorial Park
Colma
San Mateo County
California, USA
 
Created by: Craig Manson
Record added: Dec 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31947394
Elias Bowie
Added by: Craig Manson
 
Elias Bowie
Added by: Craig Manson
 
Elias Bowie
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Added by: James Seidelman
 
 
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- sr/ks
 Added: Jun. 9, 2009

- JUDY L.
 Added: Dec. 5, 2008
 
 
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