Louis Alfred (Lewis) BOWEN
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.