Reuben J Fowler

1898–1963 (Age 65)
Bethel Township, McDonough, Illinois, United States

The Life of Reuben J

When Reuben J Fowler was born on 26 July 1898, in Bethel Township, McDonough, Illinois, United States, his father, John Fowler, was 35 and his mother, Louisa Clark, was 33. He married Miriam S Allen in August 1925, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in McDonough, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Lima Township, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 19 September 1963, in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65.

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Reuben J Fowler
Miriam S Allen
Marriage: August 1925
Earl Max Allen
Evelyn Fowler
Shirley Fowler

Spouse & Children

August 1925
Illinois, United States


  • Earl Max Allen


  • Female1936–2015Female

  • Evelyn Fowler


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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 12

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a bird-catcher (a common medieval occupation), Middle English fogelere, foulere(Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruben J Fowler in household of John Fowler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rueben J Rowler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rheuben J Fowler, "United States Census, 1940"

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