General Thomas Fielder Bowie

Male 1808 - 1869  (61 years)


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  • Name Thomas Fielder Bowie 
    Title General 
    Born 7 Apr 1808  Queen Anne, Prince George's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Oct 1869  Marlboro, Prince George's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5475  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Father Thomas Contee Bowie,   b. 1771, Nottingham, Prince George's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1813  (Age 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Mackall Bowie,   b. Between 1775 and 1776 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Feb 1801 
    Family ID F1931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Waring 
    Children 
     1. Edith Plantagenet Bowie,   b. Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F1926  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • - Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

      Biography: BOWIE, Thomas Fielder, 1808-1869 -- BOWIE, Thomas Fielder, (grandnephew of Walter Bowie and brother-in-law of Reverdy Johnson), a Representative from Maryland; born in Queen Anne, Prince Georges County, Md., April 7, 1808; attended Charlotte Hall Academy in St. Marys County, Md., and Princeton College, Princeton, N.J.; was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1827; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1829 and commenced practice in Upper Marlboro, Md.; deputy attorney general for Prince Georges County 1833-1842; member of the State house of delegates 1842-1846; unsuccessful candidate for Governor in 1843; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1850 to the Thirty-second Congress; member of the State constitutional convention in 1851; member of the judicial committee assisting in framing the State's new constitution; presidential elector on the Whig ticket in 1852; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fourth and Thirty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1859); was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1858 to the Thirty-sixth Congress; resumed the practice of his profession; died in Upper Marlboro, Md., October 30, 1869; interment in the Waring family burying ground at Mount Pleasant, near Upper Marlboro, Md.