Biography of David H. Bowen
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Bowen, David H., Ogdensburg, was born in Chester. England, April 4, 1827. He received an education in the schools of Chester, and came to this country in 1842. Possessing a musical temperament he cultivated it and soon became identified with numerous musical enterprises and organizations, and besides following his regular occupation, painting, was leader of the Ogdensburg band, etc. August 29, 1863, he became leader of the Brigade Band, Third Brigade, Second Division, Twelfth Army Corps, and served until the end of the late war, He was mustered out in Bladensburg, Maryland, Jnne 12, 1865. Returning to Ogdensburg he again followed painting and became also, professor of dancing, having during the past forty six years conducted the leading dancing schools of St. Lawrence and adjoining counties. Professor Bowen married in 1847, Miss C. Sharpstein, by whom he has two sons, both living. In 1869 he married second Mrs. G. A. Turnbull. Mr. Bowen is one of the oldest Knight Templar Masons in St. Lawrence, Jefferson and Franklin counties. He is also an Odd Fellow, member of the G. A. R., etc. He has served as alderman of this city for four years, and as mayor pro tem.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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