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Birth: Jun. 6, 1892
Houma
Terrebonne Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 1969
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA





BOWERS, Charles Houma Dixon, physician, civic leader. Born, Houma, La., June 6, 1892; son of Rev. Frank B. Bowers and Margaret Jackson Bowers; one of nine children. Education: New Orleans University (now Dillard University), B.A., 1915; M. A., 1923; Meharry Medical School, M. D., 1919. Married Cassie Collins, 1920. Children: Mrs. Dee Ione Bowers Willoughby of Boston, Mass., Dr. Charles H. D. Bowers, Jr., of New Orleans. Positions: staff of Flint-Goodridge Hospital, 1919; chief of medical staff at Flint-Goodridge Hospital, 1938-1969; director of state and city venereal disease program; university staff physician, Dillard University, 1935-1969; admitting officer and director of Out-Patient-Clinics, Flint-Goodridge Hospital; president, Original Illinois Club, 1956-1958; volunteer service to the Louisiana Interscholastic Athletics Association, 1939-1969. Awards and memberships: Rosenwald Fellow at the Third Medical Division of New York University Bellevue Hospital; Meharry Medical College President's Award for 50 years' service; Sunbeam Bakery Award; Louisiana Coca-Cola Company's Community Service Award for service to local young people; Distinguished Alumni Award, Dillard University, 1964; Blue Devil Sports Award, Dillard University; Churchman Award from First United Methodist Church; Omega Psi Phi Award, 1958, 1967; Orleans Parish Medical Society Award; Rosenwald Dubloon Award for Outstanding Historical Doctors; secretary, board of trustees of New Orleans University; first president, Dillard University Alumni Association, 1936; New Orleans University Alumni Association, 1935; New Orleans University Alumni Association, 1919-1930, secretary; New Orleans Medical Association; Louisiana State Medical Association; the Eagle Life Insurance Co., officer, 1930; Bunch Social Club, Alpha Alpha Boule Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity; Chi Delta Mu; Omega Psi fraternity; Original Illinois Club. Religion: Methodist. Member of First Street United Methodist Church of New Orleans, 1919-1969. Died, July 29, 1969. C.T. Sources: New Orleans University, Seventy Years of Service, New Orleans University (1935); "Dr. Bowers Gets Alumni Award," Dillard Bulletin, XXX (December, 1964); Funeral Program Obituary, July 31, 1969; Dr. and Mrs. Charles H. D. Bowers, Jr., of New Orleans, La.
 
 
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  Cassie Geraldine Mathilda Collins Bowers (1897 - 1993)
 
Burial:
Metairie Cemetery
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 06, 2013
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Charles Houma Dixon Bowers
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- Always lovingly honored & respected, Deborah
 Added: Aug. 6, 2013

- Always lovingly honored & respected, Deborah
 Added: Jul. 26, 2013
 
 
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