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Charles Gideon Bowman
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1848
Briar Creek
Columbia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 15, 1929, USA

Charles Gideon Bowman was bornon June 9, 1848 in Briar Creek, Pennsylvania to Bishop Thomas and Mathilda (Hartman) Bowman.

From "The Book of St. Louisans: a biographical dictionary of leading living men of..."

"Charles G. Bowman

Treasurer and manager of the Bowman Stamping Company. Born Berwick, PA June 9, 1848. Son of Bishop Thomas now senior bishop of the M. E. church, and Matilda (Hartman) Bowman. Graduated from Indiana Ashbury (now De Pauw) University, BA 1868. MA 1870. Marrried first May 1875 - Florence H. Warren.

Children Matilda (now Mrs. David M. Bechtel) Goshen, Indiana; Ruth (now Mrs. Henry E. Grimm), St. Louis. Married second St. Louis June 1900, Mattie Bell Overton. Children: Helen, Charles Thomas, Martha. Studied law after graduation and was admitted to the bar at Greencastle, Indiana 1868. Taught school for 4 years. Was clerk in the Indiana Legislature of 1869. Came to St. Louis in Jan. 1873 and entered employ at St. Louis Stamping Company with whom remained until they were succeeded by the Nathaniel Stamping and engineering company. Left employ of latter January 1, 1904 after 31 years continuous service and organized the Bowman Stamping company, manufacturer of sheet metal goods of which has since been treasurer and manager. Republican, Congregationalist, I.O.O.F. Member Phi Gamma Delta, Legion of Honor of Missouri, A.O.U.W. Favorite recreations fishing and hunting." 
Family links: 
  Thomas Bowman (1817 - 1914)
  Matilda Hartman Bowman (1821 - 1879)
  John Durban Bowman (1842 - 1871)*
  Theodore Granville Bowman (1845 - 1923)*
  Thomas Marion Bowman (1846 - 1914)*
  Charles Gideon Bowman (1848 - 1929)
  William Hamilton Bowman (1850 - 1939)*
  Cecilius Bantz Bowman (1852 - 1916)*
  Mary Crouse Bowman Smith (1853 - 1937)*
  Samuel Brittain Bowman (1856 - 1939)*
  Clarence M. Bowman (1858 - 1891)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Bowman Caldwell (1860 - 1948)*
  Frances Olivia Bowman (1862 - 1863)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Pam
Record added: Jun 07, 2012
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Charles Gideon Bowman
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 Added: Jun. 7, 2012

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