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Richard Johns Bowie
Birth: Jun. 23, 1807
Death: Mar. 12, 1881
Rockville
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1826 and commenced the practice of law in Washington, D.C. He relocated to Maryland in the 1830s, was a member of the State House of Delegates 1835 to 1837, served in the State Senate 1837 to 1841 and was the State's attorney for Montgomery County, 1844 to 1849. In 1849, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses, serving until 1853. An unsuccessful canidate for reelection, he served as chief judge of the court of appeals of Maryland, until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Catharine L. Williams Bowie (1808 - 1891)*
 
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Rockville Cemetery
Rockville
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Sep 26, 2008
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