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Biologist , educator , Museum director

Charles Clark Bowen was museum director, educator, biologist.

Background

Bowen, Charles Clark was born on March 18, 1917 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Charles Clark and Geraldine (Jarvis) Bowen.

Education

Student, University Michigan, 1935-1939, B.A. Student, Michigan State University, 1949. Master of Science, Michigan State University, 1951.

Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1953.

Career

National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1953-1955. Faculty Iowa State University, Ames, 1955-1980, professor, 1962-1980, professor emeritus, since 1981, chairman graduate program cell biology, 1966-1972, assistant dean science and humanities, 1967-1975. Executive director Kokee Natural History Museum, Kauai, Hawaii, 1981-1983.

Faculty improvement leave division cell biology, University Texas Medical Br, Galveston, 1975-1976.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, World World War II. Captain Reserve retired. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Botanical Society of America, American Society Cell Biology, Electron Microscope Society of America, Kauai Concert Association (president board directors 1986-1988), Sierra Club (chairman Iowa chapter 1973-1975), Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Gamma Sigma Delta.

Clubs: Rotary of West Kauai (president 1985-1986).

Connections

Married Vada Robinson, August 28, 1947. Children: Clark, Gail (Mistress Marvin Lindmark), Jean (Mistress Dean Smith), Lecia (Mistress William Riva) (deceased).

father:
Charles Clark Bowen

mother:
Geraldine (Jarvis) Bowen

spouse:
Vada Robinson

child:
Clark Bowen

child:
Gail Bowen (Mistress Marvin Lindmark)

child:
Jean Bowen (Mistress Dean Smith)

child:
Lecia Bowen (Mistress William Riva) (deceased)