BOWDLE, Stanley Eyre, (1868 - 1919)


BOWDLE, Stanley Eyre, a Representative from Ohio; born in Clifton, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 4, 1868; attended the public schools until fifteen years of age; served an apprenticeship of three years in the machine shops of Cramp’s shipyard, Philadelphia, Pa.; studied law, and was graduated from the Cincinnati Law School in 1889; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Cincinnati; because of ill health, moved to Colorado and later to Mexico, where he resided from 1897 to 1900; returned to Cincinnati and resumed his profession; member of the State constitutional convention in 1912; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1915); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914 to the Sixty-fourth Congress and in 1916 to the Sixty-fifth Congress; mayor of Clifton, Ohio; engaged in the practice of law in Cincinnati, Ohio, until his death there April 6, 1919; interment in Spring Grove Cemetery.