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"BOWERS. Probably just the same as BOWEH (1), q.v. Added is common in such specific names. Margaret Bouris in Stobo, 1511 (Rental). John Bowers, silk weaver in Edinburgh, 1666 (Edinb. Marr.), and Christian Bowars appears in Bankhead, parish of Tulibole, 1677 (Dunblane). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Some Famous People with the surname of Bowers

Wikipedia Lee Edward Bowers, Jr.
Wikipedia Claude Gernade Bowers (1878 ? 1958) was an American writer, Democratic politician, and ambassador to Spain and Chile.
Wikipedia Lieutenant Henry Robertson (Birdie) Bowers (July 29, 1883 ? March 29, 1912) was one of Robert Falcon Scott's polar party on the ill-fated Terra Nova expedition (1910-1913) who all died during their return from the South Pole.
Wikipedia Lloyd Wheaton Bowers was born March 9 1859, in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of Samuel Dwight and Martha Wheaton (Dowd) Bowers.
Wikipedia Dane Bowers (born 29 November 1979, Croydon, surrey) is an English pop singer, songwriter and record producer.
Wikipedia Charles R.
Wikipedia Samuel Holloway Bowers (photo) (August 25 1924, New Orleans ? November 5, 2006, Hattiesburg, Mississippi) was a leader of the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, a militant Mississippi offshoot of the Ku Klux Klan.
Wikipedia David A.
Wikipedia John Bowers (December 25, 1885 ? November 17, 1936) was an American stage and silent film actor who starred in ninety-four films including short subjects.
Wikipedia Michael Bowers is a singer-songwriter who lives in Alexandria, Virginia.
Wikipedia Elizabeth Crocker Bowers (1830?1895) was an American actress, born at Stamford, Conn.
Wikipedia Graham Bowers is a musician, composer, designer, artist and engineer.
Wikipedia Timothy Jermaine Bowers (born January 9, 1982 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American basketball player who currently plays with the Italian "Lega A" team Pepsi Juvecaserta.
Wikipedia John George Frederick Bowers (1923 ? 1987), born near Worthing, UK was in special operations during World War II contacting allied resistance in occupied Europe by radio transmissions.
Wikipedia Lally Bowers was a British actress, born on 21 January, 1914 in Oldham, Lancashire, England.
Wikipedia Stewart Cole (Doc) Bowers (February 26, 1915 - December 14, 2005) was a pitcher who played in Major League Baseball from through.
Wikipedia Robert Bruce Bowers (1 March 1897 in Lambeg, County Antrim ? 25 November 1956 in Belfast) was an Irish cricketer.
Wikipedia Alison "Eilley" Oram Bowers (September 6, 1826 ? October 27, 1903) was a Scottish American woman who was, in her time, one of the richest women in the United States, and owner of the Bowers Mansion, one of the largest houses in the western United States at the time.
Wikipedia Barney Bowers (born 19 August 1959) is a former Derby, Cliftonville, Ards and Glentoran F.
Wikipedia Quentin David Bowers (born 1938) is among the best-known and most noteworthy numismatic author of the last 50 years.
Wikipedia George M.
Wikipedia Marci L.
Wikipedia Sean Bowers (born August 12, 1968 in San Diego, California) is a retired U.
Wikipedia John William Anslow "Jack" Bowers (22 February 1908 ? 4 July 1970) was an English footballer, who was twice the top scorer in the Football League and made three appearances for England.
Wikipedia David Bowers is an animator and film director originally from Stockport, Greater Manchester in the UK.
Wikipedia Kent Bowers (died 19 June 1985) was a Belizean murderer and is the most recent person to have been executed by Belize.
Wikipedia Ross Bowers (born July 30, 1985 in Luton) is a British ice hockey forward currently playing for the Basingstoke Bison of the Elite Ice Hockey League.
Wikipedia The Very Rev George Hull Bowers, DD, was Dean of Manchester in the mid part of the 19th Century.
Wikipedia DaQuan Bowers (born February 23, 1990) is an American football defensive end.
Wikipedia John Bowers is an American writer.
Wikipedia George Bowers (born April 20, 1944) is an American film director, editor and producer.
Wikipedia Ash Bowers (born in Jackson, Tennessee) is an American country music singer.

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