Benjamin Roger Sr Bowers

27 August 1926–4 February 2003 (Age 76)
Arago Township, Hubbard, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Benjamin Roger Sr

When Benjamin Roger Sr Bowers was born on 27 August 1926, in Arago Township, Hubbard, Minnesota, United States, his father, Charles Herbert Bower, was 44 and his mother, Anna Constance Egeland, was 37. He married Jeanette Gail Powers on 27 November 1954, in Wirt, Itasca, Minnesota, United States. He lived in Itasca, Minnesota, United States in 1935 and Kinghurst Township, Itasca, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 4 February 2003, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 76.

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Benjamin Roger Sr Bowers
Jeanette Gail Powers
Marriage: 27 November 1954

Spouse and Children

27 November 1954
Wirt, Itasca, Minnesota, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Herbert Bowers


    Clayton Eugene Bowers


    Duane Harry Errol Bowers




+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 5

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 21

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bower .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bennie Bowers in household of Charles H Bowers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ben Bowers in household of Charles Bowers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ben Bowers in entry for Keith Lawrence Bowers, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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