Lewis W. Bowers

April 1868–17 April 1949 (Age 81)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Lewis W.

When Lewis W. Bowers was born in April 1868, in Michigan, United States, his father, Martin Bowers, was 39 and his mother, Susan Alvira Foreman, was 31. He married Lulu R. Ingersoll on 2 May 1898, in Ferry, Oceana, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1935. He died on 17 April 1949, in Eloise, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81.

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Lewis W. Bowers
Lulu R. Ingersoll
Marriage: 2 May 1898
Kenneth V. Bowers

Spouse and Children

2 May 1898
Ferry, Oceana, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 11

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bower .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Lewis W Bowen in household of Martin Bowen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Louis W Bowers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lewis Bowers, "United States Census, 1900"

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