Thomas Bowie

Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Bowie was born in 1908, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Thomas Smith Bowie, was 42 and his mother, Catharine Gurney Gue, was 31. He lived in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1930.

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Thomas Smith Bowie
Catharine Gurney Gue
Malcomb Bowie
Joseph Bowie
Thomas Bowie

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 0
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag
Age 19
The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project
Age 36
The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: nickname from Gaelic buidhe ‘yellow’, ‘fair-haired’, or possibly an Anglicized form of Ó Buadhaigh ( see Bogue ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Thomas Bowie in household of Catherine Bowie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Bowie in household of Thomas Bowie, "United States Census, 1910"

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