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Harold Linwood Bowen

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Harold Linwood Bowen, American bishop. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Sigma.

Background

Bowen, Harold Linwood was born on April 27, 1886 in Dighton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of David Irving and Rebecca Talbot (Briggs) Bowen.

Education

Student St. Stephens College, Annandale, New York, 1905-1907. Bachelor of Arts, University of Oklahoma, 1909, Bachelor of Divinity, Scabury Division School, 1918. Doctor of Divinity, Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, 1934.

Career

Ordained to ministry P.E. Church, deacon, 1910, priest, 1911. Missionary work in Oklahoma, including work among students of University of Oklahoma, assistant St. Paul’s Cathedral, Oklahoma City, and minister Chickasba, Oklahoma, 1907-1912. Rector St. Martin’s Church, Omaha, Nebraska, 1912-1914.

St. Paul’s Church, Peoria, Illinois, 1914-1921. St. Peter’s Church, Chicago, 1921-1930. Rector St. Mark’s Church, Evanston, Illinois, 1930-1947.

Bishop coadjutor of Colorado, 1947-1949, bishop since 1949. President St. Luke’s Hospital and Church Home (Denver), Parkview Episcopal Hospital (Pueblo).

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Sigma.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Sherrill Cockle, September 5, 1916.

father:
David Irving Bowen

mother:
Rebecca Talbot (Briggs) Bowen

spouse:
Elizabeth Sherrill Cockle