When Gordon Sims Bowman was born on 17 May 1936, in Honeyville, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Richard C Bowman, was 36 and his mother, Izetta Cluff, was 36. He married Sandra Lee Sousley on 6 July 1963, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Honeyville Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 20 March 2004, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 67.
English and Scottish: occupational name for an archer, hunter or soldier armed with a bow, from Middle English bow(e)man, bouman (from Old English boga ‘bow’ + mann ‘man’). This word was distinguished from Bowyer , which denoted a maker or seller of bows.
Americanized form of German Baumann or the Dutch cognate Bouwman .
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