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Thomas Bowman
Birth: May 25, 1848
Wiscasset
Lincoln County
Maine, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1917
Council Bluffs
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA

U.S. Congressman. Moving to Council Bluffs, Iowa, in 1868, he was successful in mercantile pursuits and was Treasurer of Pottawattamie County, (1875, 77, 79). He was Mayor of Council Bluffs, in 1882, owner of the Council Bluffs Globe, in 1883 and the Council Bluffs Postmaster, (1885-89). In 1891, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress, serving until 1893. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was again Postmaster of Council Bluffs, (1904-08) and engaged in railroad contracting until his death at age 69. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Edmund Bridge Bowman (1804 - 1864)
  Hannah D. Norris Bowman (1809 - 1860)
 
Burial:
Pine Grove Cemetery
Dresden Mills
Lincoln County
Maine, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 04, 2003
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