Stanley Eyre Bowdle
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's 1st district
March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915
|Preceded by||Nicholas Longworth|
|Succeeded by||Nicholas Longworth|
|Born||September 4, 1868|
Clifton, Cincinnati, Ohio
|Died||April 6, 1919 (aged 50)|
|Resting place||Spring Grove Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Lillian Crane Scott|
|Alma mater||Cincinnati Law School|
Born in Clifton, Cincinnati, Ohio, Bowdle attended the public schools until fifteen years of age. He served an apprenticeship of three years in the machine shops of Cramp's shipyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He studied law, and was graduated from the Cincinnati Law School in 1889. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Cincinnati.
He spent the summers in the mountains of Colorado and winters in various places in Mexico from 1897 to 1900 in an attempt to recover from tuberculosis. He married Lillian Crane Scott while still in Colorado on November 29, 1900. She had one daughter named Virginia.
He returned to Cincinnati and resumed his profession. He served as member of the State constitutional convention in 1912.
Bowdle was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress (March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914 to the Sixty-fourth Congress and in 1916 to the Sixty-fifth Congress.
He served as mayor of Clifton, Cincinnati, Ohio. He engaged in the practice of law in Cincinnati, until his death there April 6, 1919. He died a few hours after being struck by an automobile after stepping from a streetcar near the Good Samaritan Hospital. He was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery.
- Moulinier, Edward (1919). Reports ... Proceedings of the annual meeting of the Association ....,. 40. Ohio State Bar Association. pp. 132–136.
- United States Congress. "Stanley E. Bowdle (id: B000679)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio's 1st congressional district
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