Biography of Alonzo Bowen
Monroe County, MI Biographies





ALONZO BOWEN was born at Phelps, N. Y., in the year 1844. Came to Monroe county in 1887. Married Alvina Jones, who was born at Waterloo, N. Y., in 1848. Two children were born to them. He enlisted August 13, 1862, in 138th N. Y. Inf.; was mustered out at Mt. Pleasant January 26, 1865. For nine years Mr. Bowen has been a member of the Secret Compound Manufacturing Company, which is located at Monroe. This firm manufactures remedies for many chronic diseases, among them S. C. Rheumatic Liniment, a valuabls remedy for catarrh. They also manufacture numerous kinds of salves and ointments. Mr. Bowen is also the manufacturer of the Bowen Specific Balsam and Bowen's Chewing Gum. Mr. Bowen is proprietor and manager of the company. Has had over 15 years experience as a chemical scientist.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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