About William Bowie
William Bowie (January 29, 1776-1826) was an agrarian and delegate to the state convention to charter the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal.
William Bowie was born at Locust Grove in Prince George's County, Maryland to Walter Bowie and Mary (Brooks) Bowie. He was the only one of his family who did not engage in politics. He was appointed Justice of the Peace by Joseph Kent, the Governor of Maryland from 1808-1810 and member of the Levy Court in 1820.
At a convention in Upper Marlboro, Maryland in 1825, he was selected to be a delegate to the state convention to charter the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal.
He Married Kitty Beans Duckett and had several children including William Duckett Bowie and Walter Baruch Bowie.