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Arthur E. Bowring

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Crawford, Madison County, IA, United States
Death: March 19, 1944 (70)
Chadron, Dawes County, NE, United States
Place of Burial: Gordon, Sheridan County, NE, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Charles Bowring and Jane C. McDonald-Bowring
Husband of Mabel Bowring and Eva Florence Forester-Bowring
Father of Infant Son Bowring and Private

Occupation: state senator
Managed by: Tamás Flinn Caldwell-Gilbert
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About Arthur E. Bowring

Arthur Bowring (April 20, 1873 – March 19, 1944) was an American rancher and politician.

Born in Dow City, Iowa, Bowring moved with his family to Nebraska. In 1894, Bowring filed a claim for land in Cherry County, Nebraska that became his ranch. In 1928, he married Eva Kelly who would be appointed to the United States Senate. Their ranch Bowring Ranch State Historical Park is a Nebraska historical site. Bowring was active in politics. He served as county commissioner. He served as a Republican in the Nebraska House of Representatives 1927-1929 and then the Nebraska State Senate 1930-1933.

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Bowing, who homesteaded in Cherry county in 1894 and served as county commissioner 15 years, was a member of the Nebraska house of representatives from 1927 to 1929, during which time he introduced the first drivers license bill and the original four cents gas tax bill. In 1929 he was appointed by Governor Weaver to fill a vacancy in the senate.

A native of Dow City, Ia., Bowring was an active repiblican. He was a member of the Odd Fellows, and Royal Neighbors.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/84235190/arthur-bowring


He was a Merriman rancher who had served in both houses of Nebraska's old two-house legislature and also was a past president of the Nebraska Good Roads association.

Bowing, who homesteaded in Cherry county in 1894 and served as county commissioner 15 years, was a member of the Nebraska house of representatives from 1927 to 1929, during which time he introduced the first drivers license bill and the original four cents gas tax bill. In 1929 he was appointed by Governor Weaver to fill a vacancy in the senate.

A native of Dow City, Ia., Bowring was an active repiblican. He was a member of the Odd Fellows, and Royal Neighbors.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/84235190/arthur-bowring

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Arthur E. Bowring's Timeline

1873
April 20, 1873
Crawford, Madison County, IA, United States
1909
1909
1944
March 19, 1944
Age 70
Chadron, Dawes County, NE, United States
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Gordon, Sheridan County, NE, United States