John J. Bowlen

John James Bowlen (July 21, 1876 – December 16, 1959) was a Canadian rancher, farmer, provincial politician and the seventh Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. Upon the death of his wife, his eldest daughter, Mary Bowlen Mooney became official hostess as "Lady to His Honour the Lieutenant Governor."[1]


John J. Bowlen
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7th Lieutenant Governor of Alberta
In office
February 1, 1950 – December 16, 1959
MonarchGeorge VI
Elizabeth II
Governor GeneralThe Viscount Alexander of Tunis
Vincent Massey
Georges Vanier
PremierErnest Manning
Preceded byJohn C. Bowen
Succeeded byJohn Percy Page
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
June 19, 1930 – August 8, 1944
Preceded byAlexander McGillivray
Robert Parkyn
Succeeded byHoward MacDonald
Aylmer Liesemer
ConstituencyCalgary
Personal details
Born
John James Bowlen

(1876-07-21)July 21, 1876
Cardigan, Prince Edward Island
DiedDecember 16, 1959(1959-12-16) (aged 83)
Edmonton, Alberta
NationalityCanadian
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)
Caroline Suive (m. 1900)
Children3
ResidenceCalgary
Occupationrancher, farmer
Professionpolitician

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sanderson, Kay (1999). 200 Remarkable Alberta Women. Calgary: Famous Five Foundation. p. 52.

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