Robert William Bowen

25 June 1927–21 January 1995 (Age 67)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Robert William

When Robert William Bowen was born on 25 June 1927, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, William Clair Bowen, was 20 and his mother, Elsie Hunter, was 17. He died on 21 January 1995, in Peoria, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Hyrum City Cemetery, Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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William Clair Bowen
Elsie Hunter
Robert William Bowen
Frederick David Bowen
Gary Hunter Bowen
William Clare Bowen

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1932 · The Youngest Federal Judge in US History

Age 5

David R. Daines, a native of Logan, was appointed as a federal judge in 1961 at the age of 23. He became the youngest federal judge in U.S. history. After his time as a judge, he continued practicing law in Logan for more than 60 years.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 18

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English, of Welsh origin: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ ( see Owen ).2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ ( see Bohan ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert William Bowen in household of William Clair Bowen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Robert William Bowen in household of William Bowen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Robert Bowen in household of William C Bowen, "United States Census, 1940"

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