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Raymond Albert Bowman

educator

Raymond Albert Bowman, American educator. Member Standard Bible Committee; Member American Oriental Society, Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, American Association University Professors, National Association Hebrew professors, Society Biblical Literature, American Academy Religion.; Mason.; Club: Quadrangle (University of Chicago).

Background

Bowman, Raymond Albert was born on April 14, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Wilhelm F. and Hattie (Howe) Bowman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Northwestern University, 1928, Master of Arts, 1929. Bachelor of Divinity, Garrett Biblical Institute, 1931. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1935.

Career

Faculty, Northwestern University, 1930-1934. Faculty University of Chicago, 1935-1969, member Oriental Institute, 1935-1969, professor, 1935-1969, emeritus from 1969.

Works

  • Author: Aramaic Ritual Texts from Persepolis. Aramaic Tablets from Persepolis. Contributing author Interpreters Bible, 1954.

Membership

Member Standard Bible Committee. Member American Oriental Society, Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, American Association University Professors, National Association Hebrew professors, Society Biblical Literature, American Academy Religion. Mason.; Club: Quadrangle (University of Chicago).

Connections

Married Marguerite Laidley, November 27, 1924. Children: Donna Lee (Mistress.

father:
Wilhelm F. Bowman

mother:
Hattie (Howe) Bowman

spouse:
Marguerite Laidley

child:
Donna Lee (Mrs Bowman