Earl D. BOWERS 2
- Born: 14 Aug 1894, Toddville, Linn Co, IA 3
- Marriage (1): Lena GRAHAM about 1916 in IA 1
- Died: Dec 1968, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co, IA at age 74 4
1915 IA STATE CENSUS, Fayette Co, Oelwein P.O.: Abram Bowers, 54, married, car repairman, b. PA, father b. PA, mother's birthplace unknown, no church affiliation; Anna Bowers, 54, married, housewife, b. IA, parents b. OH, no church affiliation; Earl Bowers, 20, single, shop work, 8th grade education, b. IA, father b. PA, mother b. IA; Jay Bowers, 15, married (this must be a mistake), student, b. IA, father b. PA, mother b. IA. Leo H. Bowers, 25, single, laborer, b. IA, father b. PA, mother b. IA. (It is unclear if Leo was living with his parents or separately.)
WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: Earl Bowers, Westgate, Fayette Co, IA; 22; b. Aug 1994 at Toddville, IA; employed by Charley Graham, Westgate, IA; married; medium height and build, gray eyes, dark hair.
1920 IA CENSUS, Fayette Co, Oelwein city: Earl Bowers, 25, b. IA, father b. PA, mother b. IA, steelworker, car shops; wife Lena, 20, b. IA, parents b. IA.
1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Fayette Co, St. Lucas: E. D. Bowers, 25, 6th grade education, b. IA, father: Henry Bowers who was b. WI and married Fayette Co, IA, mother: not listed, engaged in agriculture, no church affiliation; wife Lena, 25, b. IA, father: G. A. Graham (A. O. Grakaw?) who was b. IA and married IA, mother: not listed.
1930 MI CENSUS, Berrien Co, Niles Twp: Earl Bowers, brother-in-law, 35, 1st marriage age 22, b. IA, parents b. IA, car repairer, rail road; Lena Bowers, sister, 30, 1st marriage age 17, b. IA, parents b. IA. They were living with wd. Effie Reid.
SSDI: Earl Bowers; b. 14 Aug 1894; d. Dec 1968; issued MI; last residence: Waterloo, Black Hawk Co, IA.
Earl married Lena GRAHAM, daughter of Charles O. GRAHAM and Mary E. (---), about 1916 in IA.1 (Lena GRAHAM was born about 1900 in IA 5.)