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Eaton Jackson Bowers
Birth: Jun. 17, 1865
Canton
Madison County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1939
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

U.S. Congressman. He attended the Mississippi Military Institute, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1883 and opened a legal firm in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, in 1884. He was proprietor of the Bay St. Louis Gulf Coast Progress newspaper, a member of the Mississippi State Senate in 1896 and served in the Mississippi State House of Representatives in 1900. In 1903, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1911. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he moved to Louisiana and continued to practice law until his death at age 74. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Tallulah Ganis Posey Bowers (1876 - 1953)*
 
 Children:
  Eaton Jackson Bowers (1888 - 1972)*
  Sam Holloway Bowers (1898 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar Rest Cemetery
Bay Saint Louis
Hancock County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 14, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6926995
Eaton Jackson Bowers
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-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 20, 2012
Exact date of death is Oct 26, 1939, New Orleans, LA. (Daily Herald, The (Biloxi, MS) 1939-10-27, p.: 1)
- Dawna Westbrook
 Added: Jul. 23, 2012

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Jul. 8, 2009
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