Walter Eugene BOWEN

Date of Birth: 
2 Aug 1883
Date of Death: 
11 Jul 1956

Walter was born in Hastings.

He married Catherine Wall (born in Hastings) in 1911.

They had six sons. One died in infancy & one in his teens.

Two of them (Ivan & Godfrey) were famous for their shearing exploits.

Godfrey lived at 320 (became 570 Queen St) Levin for many years.

Walter was a carpenter, a clerk & then a station manager in the Hastings area up to 1928. He then became a farmer in the Te Puke area.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Walter Eugene Bowen; Eugene Dickens Bowen; Mary Jane (Polly) Jackson; Catherine Rudmunn Wall; James Eugene Bowen; Eion Jeffrey Bowen; Beatrix Northey; Ivan Verdun Bowen; Joyce Kathleen Grant; Kenneth Maurice Bowen; Ruth Hill; Walter Godfrey (Godfrey) Bowen; Mavis (Edna) Telford; Colin James Bowen.