Reuben Arris Fowler

1914–1977 (Age 63)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Reuben Arris

When Reuben Arris Fowler was born on 16 January 1914, in Louisiana, United States, his father, John B Fowler, was 35 and his mother, Judie Henrietta Oxford, was 29. He married Josephone McWright on 28 January 1937, in Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Longview, Gregg, Texas, United States in 1935 and Ward Eight, Claiborne, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 28 November 1977, in Louisiana, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Claiborne, Louisiana, United States.

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Reuben Arris Fowler
Josephone McWright
Marriage: 28 January 1937
Sheila Gail Fowler

Spouse & Children

28 January 1937
Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 15

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 17

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a bird-catcher (a common medieval occupation), Middle English fogelere, foulere(Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • R Arris Fowler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Aris Fowler in household of John B Fowler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arris Fowler in household of John B Fowler, "United States Census, 1930"

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