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Robert O. Bowen

AKA Robert Owen Bowen

Born: 7-May-1920
Birthplace: Bridgeport, CT
Died: 9-Jun-2003
Location of death: Anchorage, AK [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Fort Richardson National Cemetery, Fort Richardson, AK

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Weight of the Cross

Military service: US Navy (1937-45)

[1] Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage, AK.

Brother: Harry Bowen
Sister: Rita Evarts
Wife: Naomi (until his death, three daughters, one son)
Daughter: Barbara Sweeny
Daughter: Meath Maeve Bowen
Son: Miles Bowen
Daughter: Paula Ann Bowen

    University: BA, University of Alabama (1948)
    University: MA, University of Alabama (1950)
    Professor: Cornell University

    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Taken Prisoner of War (held 3 years)

Author of books:
The Weight of the Cross (1951, novel)
Bamboo (1953, novel)
Sidestreet (1954, novel)
College Style Manual (1962, pamphlet)
The Truth About Communism (1962, essays)
Marlow the Master and Other Stories (1963, short stories)
An Alaskan Dictionary (1965, pamphlet)

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