Robert Bowen

1 April 1935–1 November 1974 (Age 39)
Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Bowen was born on 1 April 1935, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, his father, Fred Leo Bowen, was 39 and his mother, Hazel Vivian Long, was 34. He died on 1 November 1974, in his hometown, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Fred Leo Bowen
1895–1973
Hazel Vivian Long
1900–1996
Eleanor Bowen
1923–1923
Elaine B. Bowen
1923–2008
Charles H. Bowen
1925–1996
Robert Bowen
1935–1974

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1942

Age 7

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 12

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 English, of Welsh origin: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ ( see Owen ).2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ ( see Bohan ).

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

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