Louis Alfred (Lewis) BOWEN

Date of Birth: 
11 Jul 1878
Date of Death: 
4 Aug 1956

Louis was born in New Plymouth.

His mother was Mary Ann Bowen, the first postmistress in Levin. His sister was the well known Harriet Bowen, a long time postmistress in Levin.

Louis married Emily Fenton in 1904.

They did not appear to have any children.

Louis was a watchmaker & jeweller starting in Levin with a shop on the northern side of Queen St near the corner of Queen & Oxford Sts.

He then moved to Waipawa by 1911, Waipukurau by 1928, then Tauranga by 1935. He retired to Havelock Nth by 1949.


Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Louis Alfred (Lewis ) Bowen; Emily Fenton; William Henry Fenton; Lydia Elizabeth Hulbert.