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Justin Dewitt Bowersock

congressman

Justin Dewitt Bowersock, American congressman. member Kan; member 56th to 59th Congresses (1899-1907), 2d Kan.

Background

Bowersock, Justin Dewitt was born on September 19, 1842 in Columbiana. Company, Ohio, United States. Son of I. and Adaline (McDonald) Bowersock.

Education

Education common schools.

Career

Settled Lawrence, Kansas, 1877. Built dam across Kansas River and began manufacturing. Organized Douglass Company Bank, 1878 (Lawrence National Bank), president, since 1888.

President Bowersock Mills & Power Company, Kansas, Water Power Company, Lawrence Ice Company, Lawrence Iron Works, Lawrence Paper Manufacturing Company, etc. President of the Lawrence Clearing House Association Mayor, Lawrence, 1881-1885. Member Kansas House of Representatives, 1887, Senate, 1895.

Member 56th to 59th Congresses (1899-1907), 2d Kansas District. Candidate for United States senator, 1903.

Membership

Member Kan; member 56th to 59th Congresses (1899-1907), 2d Kan.

Connections

Married Mary C. Gower, September 5, 1866.

father:
I. Bowersock

mother:
Adaline (McDonald) Bowersock

spouse:
Mary C. Gower