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Transcribed biography of John Bowman


Submitted by Mrs. John Bowman

John Bowman, 33, was born and raised in Valparaiso. He attended Valparaiso public schools, received a B.S. degree at Valparaiso University and a Masters degree from Indiana State University. He taught at Wheeler High School and Calumet Jr. High School before accepting a position with Bethlehem Steel Corp. in 1974. He is a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, the local YMCA and the Porter Co. Association for Mentally Retarded. John is the son of George A. Bowman and the late Sadie (Frederick) Bowman, both natives of Porter County.

John's wife, Elke, 30, attended Valparaiso University, where she met her husband. A native of Stuttgart, W. Germany, she holds a B.A. degree from Valparaiso University and taught at Chesterton High School for 3 1/2 years.

John and Elke are the parents of two girls: Ute, age 7, and Monica, age 2 1/2.

Present address: 1603 Wood Street, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
Page(s) in Source: 83

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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