1882–1969

Introduction

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Born: Oc­to­ber 8, 1882, Rich­mond, Vir­gin­ia.

Died: Ap­ril 23, 1969, Al­ex­an­dria, Vir­gin­ia.

Buried: Vir­gin­ia The­o­lo­gic­al Se­mi­na­ry Ce­me­te­ry, Alex­an­dria, Vir­gin­ia.

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Biography

Bowie at­tend­ed Har­vard Un­i­ver­si­ty, Cam­bridge, Mas­sa­chu­setts (BA, Phi Be­ta Kap­pa, 1904; MA 1905).

While there, he co-ed­it­ed the Crim­son ma­ga­zine with fu­ture Am­er­i­can pre­si­dent Frank­lin De­la­no Roo­se­velt.

Bow­ie re­ceived a BD de­gree from Vir­gin­ia The­o­log­ic­al Se­mi­na­ry in 1908. He was or­dained an Epis­co­pal dea­con in 1908, and priest in 1909.

He was rec­tor of Em­man­u­el Church, Green­wood, Vir­gin­ia (1911–23); St. Paul’s Church, Rich­mond, Virg­in­ia; and Grace Church, New York Ci­ty (1923–39).

He served as a hos­pi­tal chap­lain in France in World War I, and in 1939, be­came Pro­fes­sor of Prac­tic­al The­ol­o­gy at Un­ion The­o­log­ic­al Sem­in­ary, Man­hat­tan, New York.

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