John Darby Bowman, Sr

John Darby Bowman, Sr

Death 28 May 1954 (aged 73)
Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row G, Lot 13, Site 10
Memorial ID 82026282 · View Source
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- Richard Hamilton Bowman [1841-1914]
- Elizabeth Jane (Darby) Bowman [1845-1909]

Married Evelyn Wailes (Talbott) Bowman on February 15, 1913 in Washington, DC.

- Henry Craig Glascott-Bowman (adopted)
- John Darby Bowman, Jr. [1919-2012]

Wedding Announcement

Mrs. Evelyn Wailes Glascott, daughter of H. Maurice Talbott, of this town, and Mr. J. Darby Bowman, deputy clerk of the circuit court for this county, were married in Washington, D.C. at 3:30 o'clock last Saturday afternoon by Rev. A. S. Johns, rector of Christ Episcopal Church, Navy Yard. The ceremony took place at the rectory in the presence of a very few relatives and intimate friends of the couple. Immediately afterward, Mr. and Mrs. Bowman left for New York City, expecting to be away about a week. The bridegroom is a son of Mr. Richard H. Bowman, of Hyattstown.

The Frederick Post - May 31, 1954

J. Darby Bowman, 74, retired secretary-treasurer of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, died Friday at his home, 107 North Adams Street, Rockville.

Mr. Bowman joined the commission as secretary-treasurer in 1918 and served until his retirement in 1951. Since then he had worked part time in the Bethesda real estate office of R. Bates Warren.

Some years ago Mr. Bowman was on the staff of the clerk of the circuit court in the Montgomery County Courthouse. He ran for the clerk's office but was defeated in a close race.

Mr. Bowman was born in Barnesville, and resided for a time in Hyattstown. In 1902 he was graduated in civil engineering from the University of Maryland. He also received a law degree from National University.

Mr. Bowman taught school in Louisiana and was a civil engineer before his 33 years' association with the Suburban Sanitary Commission.

Survivors are two sons, H. Craig Bowman, Rockville, with the Montgomery County assessor's office; John D. Bowman, Jr., Gaithersburg, a lawyer in Rockville; a brother, Richard H. Bowman, West Lawn, PA, and four grandchildren. His wife Evelyn died in November.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Christ Episcopal Church, Rockville. Burial will be in Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville.


REVEILLE Yearbook, M.A.C (UMD), 1902

"Bow." —Born on Sugarloaf Mountain, and has never lost this first accession of sweetness. Has always been noted as a good little boy, receiving a book of poems as a reward for good behavior while in the schools of his native town. "He is tall and fair, with curly hair," and wears a continual smile upon his face which is not unlike the famed expression of the historical Cheshire cat, but this is only a token of his extremely good nature and sunny disposition, which have made him the most popular man in school. He is noted for love of home, and an unconquerable propensity to pamper the inner man. A great frequenter of the theatre, where he picks up love speeches to try upon the first unsuspecting young lady he meets. Perhaps his greatest claim to fame lies in the fact that he has never been on the sick list in a four-year's course at M. A. C.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Darby Bowman, Sr (30 Nov 1880–28 May 1954), Find a Grave Memorial no. 82026282, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Wallace (contributor 46802463) .