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Bowman, S. C.

House 1891-92 (District 50)

Party when first elected:  Alliance

Counties Served:  Becker, Clay, Wilkin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1855 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Indiana
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Rothsay
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Single
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1887.

Total Days Served: 715

SESSIONS SERVED

27th Legislative Session (1891-1892)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 50
Elected: 11/4/1890
Residence: Rothsay
Term of Office: 1/19/1891 to 1/2/1893
Counties Represented: Becker, Clay, Wilkin
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Alliance
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • State Normal Schools
Session Notes: Jorgen Jensen's margin of victory over S.C. Bowman was 117 votes. He was sworn in and served. S.C. Bowman contested the seat due to his name being listed on some ballots as S. Bowman rather than S.C. Bowman. The S. Bowman votes had not been added to his total. After a recount that included these votes, Bowman was declared the winner by 52 votes.