Rev Raymond Levi Gowan

19 August 1914–15 June 2006 (Age 91)
Vandalia, Fayette, Illinois, United States

The Life of Raymond Levi

Rev Raymond Levi Gowan was born on 19 August 1914, in Vandalia, Fayette, Illinois, United States. He married Marian Louise Shaw on 19 August 1966. He died on 15 June 2006, in Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 91.

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Rev Raymond Levi Gowan
Marian Louise Shaw
Marriage: 19 August 1966

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19 August 1966

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 11

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (Cavan): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gobhann ‘descendant of the smith’.2 Scottish and Irish: shortened form of McGowan or from the genitive (gobhainn) of gobhan ‘smith’. In Ireland (in the south, especially), these names were also translated as Smith .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Raymond Levi Gowan - Published information: Obituary: birth-name: Raymond Levi Gowan

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