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James Bartholomew Gowen Edit Profile

army officer

James Bartholomew Gowen, American army officer. Decorated Purple Heart. Served in Cuban and Philippine campaign against San Ildefonso, P.I., December 1899.

Background

Gowen, James Bartholomew was born on September 25, 1872 in New York City. Son of Michael Duggan and Elizabeth (O’Connell) Gowen.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy 1898. Honor graduated from Army School of Line, 1912. Graduated from Army Staff College, 1916, Army War College, 1923.

Career

Assistant cashier Parke, Davis & Company, 1889-1894. Second in command Lieutenant, infantry, United States Army, 1898. Advanced through grades to brigadier general, 1929.

Membership

Served in Cuban and Philippine campaign against San Ildefonso, P.I., December 1899.

Connections

Married Helene Lily Burlinson. Children: Dorothy Aline (wife of Haydon L. Boatner, United States Army), Helene Burlinson, Mildred Muriel (wife of W. Spencer Rockwell, United States Army), Elizabeth Lucille (wife of Richard G. Prather, United States Army), Mary Marjorie (wife of Robert H. Sanders, United States Army), Kathleen Constance (wife of James M. Worthington, United States Army).

father:
Michael Duggan Gowen

mother:
Elizabeth (O’Connell) Gowen

spouse:
Helene Lily Burlinson

children:
Elizabeth Lucille (wife of Richard G. Prather Gowen

United States Army) Gowen

Dorothy Aline (wife of Haydon L. Boatner Gowen

Mary Marjorie (wife of Robert H. Sanders Gowen

Kathleen Constance (wife of James M. Worthington Gowen

Mildred Muriel (wife of W. Spencer Rockwell Gowen

Helene Burlinson Gowen