Harold William Bowman

28 February 1906–3 April 1977 (Age 71)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Harold William

When Harold William Bowman was born on 28 February 1906, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, William J Bowman, was 28 and his mother, Mary Ellen Quirk, was 28. He lived in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1930. He died on 3 April 1977, in Everett, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

William J Bowman
1877–1962
Mary Ellen Quirk
1877–1910
Jane Bowman
1901–
Joseph Thomas Bowman
1901–
Regina L. Bowman
1903–
Harold William Bowman
1906–1977

Parents and Siblings

    William J Bowman

    Male1877–1962Male

    Mary Ellen Quirk

    Female1877–1910Female

siblings

(4)

    Jane Bowman

    Male1901–Male

    Joseph Thomas Bowman

    Male1901–Male

    Regina L. Bowman

    Female1903–Female

    Male1906–1977Male

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

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

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for an archer, Middle English bow(e)man, bouman (from Old English boga ‘bow’ + mann ‘man’). This word was distinguished from Bowyer , which denoted a maker or seller of the articles. It is possible that in some cases the surname referred originally to someone who untangled wool with a bow. This process, which originated in Italy, became quite common in England in the 13th century. The vibrating string of a bow was worked into a pile of tangled wool, where its rapid vibrations separated the fibers, while still leaving them sufficiently entwined to produce a fine, soft yarn when spun.2 Americanized form of German Baumann ( see Bauer ) or the Dutch cognate Bouman .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold W Bowman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harold Boeman in household of William Boeman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harold W Bowman, "Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003"

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