Charles Calvin Bowman Edit Profile
He attended Lansingburgh Academy in Troy, and learned the woodworking trade. He graduated in civil engineering from Union College in Schenectady, New York, in 1875.
He was engaged in civil engineering work for the State of Massachusetts at Danvers, Massachusetts, in 1875. He organized the western shipping department of the Pennsylvania Coal Company of Pittston, Pennsylvania, in 1876, which he managed the company until 1883. He served as general manager of the Florence Coal Co., in 1883 and 1884, later operating as an independent miner and shipper of anthracite coal.
He was a delegate to the Independent Republican State convention in 1890 and to the Republican State convention in 1898. Bowman presented credentials as a Republican Member-elect to the Sixty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1911 until December 12, 1912, when the seat was declared vacant. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1912.
He resumed the coal business, and died in Pittston, aged 57. Interred in Pittston Cemetery.
Member select and common council 6 terms. Member 62d Congress (1911-1913), 11th Pennsylvania District Delaware Independent Republican and regular Republican State convs. Member local armory board.
Married Elizabeth Law.