Mary Lou Bowman

Female1 August 1908–17 June 1969

Brief Life History of Mary Lou

Mary Lou Bowman was born on 1 August 1908, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She married Charles Conley Houser on 8 September 1935, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She died on 17 June 1969, at the age of 60.

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Matthew Roubert
Mary Lou Bowman
Marriage: 1 September 1955

Sources (5)

  • Mary Lou Denton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Lou Johnston Bowman, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1953"
  • Mary Lou Denton, "United States 1950 Census"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1955Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 1

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

    Age 2

    Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.


    Age 19

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

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for an archer, hunter or soldier armed with a bow, from 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 bows.

    Americanized form of German Baumann or the Dutch cognate Bouwman .

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

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