Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Bows in:
 • West Lawn Cemetery
 • Canton
 • Stark County
 • Ohio
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Advertisement
Frank Townsend Bow
Birth: Feb. 20, 1901
Canton
Stark County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 1972
Bethesda
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA

U.S. Congressman. He attended the Law School of Ohio Northern University, in 1921, did postgraduate work at Columbia University New York City, was admitted to the bar in 1923 and commenced the practice of law in Canton, Ohio. He was Assistant Attorney General of Ohio, (1929-32) and during World War II, he was news editor of radio station WHBC, Canton, Ohio. He also served as a war correspondent with Ohio’s Thirty-seventh Division in the Philippines, in 1945. In 1951, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second Congress and to the next ten succeeding Congresses, serving until 1972. During his last term in Congress, he was scheduled to be the next U.S. Ambassador to Panama, but he died of heart failure at age 71 before he was sworn in. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Clinton Bow (1858 - 1915)
  Ann Eliza Withrow Bow (1870 - 1951)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline Denzer Bow (1898 - 1987)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Winthrop Bow (1933 - ____)*
 
 Sibling:
  Josephine Bow (1898 - 1906)*
  Frank Townsend Bow (1901 - 1972)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Lawn Cemetery
Canton
Stark County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Feb 07, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7157607
Frank Townsend Bow
Added by: Joseph Papalia
 
Frank Townsend Bow
Added by: Dave Check
 
Frank Townsend Bow
Added by: Dave Check
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- John P. Birosak
 Added: May. 28, 2014

- Doll
 Added: Feb. 20, 2011

- J.A. & D.S.
 Added: Mar. 8, 2010
There are 19 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.4 after 19 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service