George Alfred Bowles

22 May 1900–7 May 1985 (Age 84)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of George Alfred

When George Alfred Bowles was born on 22 May 1900, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, George Bowles, was 33 and his mother, Christina Andrew, was 33. He married Lila May Duffin on 18 June 1924, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 7 May 1985, in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Alfred Bowles
1900–1985
Lila May Duffin
1904–1961
Marriage: 18 June 1924
George Ronald Bowles
1925–2012
Richard Alfred Bowles
1927–2005
Donna May Bowles
1929–2020
Duane Andrew Bowles
1931–2012

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 June 1924Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion
    Age 2
    Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 23
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bowell , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Bowell
    Boals

    Sources (24)

    • George Alfred Bowles, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • George Alfred Bowles, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • George A Bowles, "Utah, World War I Army Servicemen Records Abstracts, 1914-1918"

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