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William G. Bowen

AKA William Gordon Bowen

Born: 6-Oct-1933
Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
Died: 20-Oct-2016
Location of death: Princeton, NJ
Cause of death: Cancer - Colon

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President, Princeton University, 1972-88

Father: Albert Bowen (salesman)
Mother: Bernice Pomert
Wife: Mary Ellen Maxwell (m. 15-Aug-1956, until his death, one son, one daughter)
Son: David Bowen
Daughter: Karen Bowen-Imhof

    University: AB, Denison University (1955)
    University: PhD, Princeton University (1958)
    Professor: Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University (1958-88)
    Provost: Princeton University (1967-72)
    President: Princeton University (1972-88)
    Trustee: Denison University

    Andrew W. Mellon Foundation President (1988-2006)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Philosophical Society
    Bill Bradley for President
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    Phi Beta Kappa Society

Author of books:
Lessons Learned: Reflections of a University President (2011, memoir)

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