Biographyk-Bowman, John Nelson b. June 20, 1909, Portland, Oregon; Father John Linden Bowman (1869-1928), mother Lydia E. (Rogers) Bowman (1873-1926); Attended the University of Washington; CP; Received Passport# 25073, San Francisco series, on February 27, 1937 which listed his address as 2797 Tavler Street, San Francisco, California; Sailed March 17, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Killed in action July 8, 1937, Brunete.
Siblings: sisters Alice Lydia Bowman (1901-1926), Marion Elizabeth Bowman (1905-1985), step-brother Linden Bates Bowman (1914-2004), step-sister Ellen Jean Bowman (1915-1981);
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Fond 543, ll. 82 (Ver arc gen amer); Americans and Canadians Killed in Spain Complete list to November 15, 1937; Ancestry L-W Tree. Code A
Photograph: John Nelson Bowman, Passport Photograph 1937.