Party affiliation: Republican
- Vice president Jack Bowles Builders, Inc., Augusta, 1977-1980. President Chris Bowles Builders, Inc., since 1978, Bowles Construction, Inc., Augusta, since 1980, Chris Bowles Realty, Inc., Augusta, since 1987.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Served with United States Army, 1970-1974. Member Home Builders Association American (vice president area III 1984-1985, 1986-1987, state director 1985-1990), Builders Association Metropolitan Augusta (president 1985-1986, legislation liason 1985, legislation committee chairman 1985), National Association Home Builders (certified, alternate national chairman 1987, 25d, 50d, 100d, 150d, 200d, Spike award), Home Builders Association Georgia (certified, chairman codes and energy committee 1989-1990, Outstanding Member Achievement award 1985), National Association Remodeling Industry, Augusta Chamber of Commerce, Irish-American Heritage Society, Better Business Bureau, Knights of Columbus.