Hermon Bowles

6 January 1918–14 July 1996 (Age 78)
Jackson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Hermon

When Hermon Bowles was born on 6 January 1918, in Jackson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Luther Bowles, was 20 and his mother, Eva Moore, was 22. He lived in Magisterial District 3 Pond Creek, Jackson, Kentucky, United States for about 20 years. He died on 14 July 1996, in Bond, Jackson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 78.

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Luther Bowles
Eva Moore
Hermon Bowles
Mary Marie Bowles
Charles Bowles

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 8

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Bowell or Bowler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herman Bowles, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harman Bowles in household of Luther Bowles, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hermon Bowles in household of Luther Bowles, "United States Census, 1930"

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