Frank Townsend Bow

Frank Townsend Bow

Birth
Canton, Stark County, Ohio, USA
Death 13 Nov 1972 (aged 71)
Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Canton, Stark County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 7157607 · View Source
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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


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  • Added: 7 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7157607
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Townsend Bow (20 Feb 1901–13 Nov 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7157607, citing West Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Stark County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .