John Eber Fowler

29 April 1895–17 December 1958 (Age 63)
Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of John Eber

When John Eber Fowler was born on 29 April 1895, in Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States, his father, James Eber Fowler, was 27 and his mother, Leona May Capener, was 25. He married Louise H Clinton on 29 July 1919, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 17 December 1958, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Worth Township, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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John Eber Fowler
Louise H Clinton
Marriage: 29 July 1919
Leona May L Fowler

Spouse and Children


    Louise H Clinton


29 July 1919
Cook, Illinois, United States


    Leona May L Fowler


Parents and Siblings


    Leona May Capener




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 2

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John E Fowler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John E Fowler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John E Fowler, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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