John Chenoweth Fowler

28 June 1913–3 November 1957 (Age 44)
Des Moines, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of John Chenoweth

When John Chenoweth Fowler was born on 28 June 1913, in Des Moines, Iowa, United States, his father, John Harrison Fowler, was 33 and his mother, Hazel Verne Johnson, was 28. He lived in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Beverly Hills Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 3 November 1957, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 3
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.
1917 · Camp Dodge
Age 4
Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world
Age 13
Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a fowler, a hunter or trapper of wild birds (a common medieval occupation), from Middle English fogheler, fugheler (Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

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

Sources (10)

  • John Chenoweth Fowler, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Jack Fowler in household of John H Fowler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Chenoweth Fowler, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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