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Henry Bowen

  • Birth 26 Dec 1841 Maiden Spring, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 29 Apr 1915 Maiden Spring, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 7785841

U.S. Congressman. He attended Henry College and was successful in agricultural pursuits. During the Civil War, he served as a Captain in the Cavalry Division, Army of Northern Virginia, Confederate Army. After the war, he returned to farming and was a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1869-73). In 1883, he was elected as a Readjuster to the Forty-eighth Congress, serving until 1885 and reelected as a Republican to the Fiftieth Congress, serving (1887-89). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed his agricultural interests until his death at age 73 in Tazewell, Virginia.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 22 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7785841
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Bowen (26 Dec 1841–29 Apr 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7785841, citing Jeffersonville Cemetery, Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .