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Lawyer

Richard Stewart Bowers, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1927.

Background

Bowers, Richard Stewart was born on June 18, 1900 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Leon A. and Helen (Wetherbee) Bowers.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1924. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1926.

Career

Associate, firm Peabody & Arnold, Boston, 1926—1929. Instructor Bentley School, 1929—1936, Northeastern University, Boston, 1949—1951. Member, firm Richard S. Bowers, since 1929.

Director & attorney Bay State Federal Savings, Brookline, since 1952. Director Foster Manufacturing Company, Wilton, Maine, 1956—1973.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts 1927.

Works

Membership

Board governors Shriner Burn Hospital, Boston. Selectman Town of Brookline, 1939—1941. Member Massachusetts Senate, 1941—1946.

President Massachusetts Civic League, 1947—1949, Massachusetts Republican Club, 1958—1963. Chairman, board trustees endowment fund Harvard Church, Brookline, 1955—1965. Member of Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association (president 1958-1960), Norfolk County Bar Association 1935-1940, Boston Bar Association (vice president 1946-1948), Massachusetts Bar Association 1948-1951, Allan Harbor Yacht Club (Harwich, Massachusetts) (commodore 1965-1968).

Connections

Married Doris Rich, June 26, 1941. Children: Jean Wetherbee, Richard Stewart, Lawrence Rich.

father:
Leon A. Bowers

mother:
Helen (Wetherbee) Bowers

spouse:
Doris Rich

child:
Jean Wetherbee Bowers

child:
Richard Stewart Bowers

child:
Lawrence Rich Bowers