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Bowen Pope

Bowen Pope
Full Name: Bowen Pope
Birth date: September 5, 1878
Death date: September 13, 1962

Terms of Service

  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931
  • House, 40th Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929
  • House, 39th Legislature
    1/13/1925 - 1/11/1927

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Bowen Pope, birth date 9/5/1878 in Tennessee, death date 9/13/1962 in Hamlin, Jones County, newspaper owner/newspaper man. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Bowen Pope, Hamlin, Texas, birth date 9/5/1878. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940 1985.
  • Private, Company K, 4th Regiment, Texas Infantry, Spanish-American War. Military grave marker, Bowen Pope, birth date 9/5/1878, death date 9/13/1962, burial in Hamlin Memorial Cemetery, Hamlin, Jones County. Includes obituary reprint noting service in the Legislature. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary and photo, "Services Held Saturday for Former Newspaper Publisher," 9/20/1962, p. 1. Bowen Pope, "former publisher of the Hamlin Herald, a state legislator in the 1920's," birth date 9/5/1878, Spanish-American War veteran. Hamlin Herald (Hamlin, Texas) .
  • Pope, Bowen, Texas Volunteer Guard, Call Number: 401-208. Born in Smith County, Tennessee. Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935 .
  • 41st Legislature (1929) - Bowen Pope, postoffice Hamlin, nativity Tennessee, age 50, publisher, member of former legislatures: 39th-40th. Texas Legislative Manual .
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