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artist

Leo Francis Gowen, American artist. Recipient Laureate in poetry, 2002.

Background

Gowen, Leo Francis was born on January 29, 1948 in St. Louis. Son of Leo Francis Gowen and Louise Barbara (Gizinski) Gowel.

Education

Student St. Benedicts College, St Benedict College, Atchison, Kansas, 1966—1968. Student, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical Extension University, Bryan and College Station, Texas, 1972—1982.

Career

Orthopedic orderly DePaul Hospital, St. Louis, 1967—1968. Dental lab technician United States Army, San Antonio, 1969—1970, medical lab technician U.s. and Europe, 1970—1972. Stationary engineer City of Houston, 1972—1984.

Surveyor various organizations, 1985—1996. Freelance artist, since 1970. Special 4 United States Army, 1968-1972.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Chess, dioramas, garden art.

Connections

father:
Leo Francis Gowen Gowel

mother:
Louise Barbara (Gizinski) Gowel