Selwyn Z. Bowman
Selwyn Zadock Bowman
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Massachusetts's 5th district
March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1883
|Preceded by||Nathaniel P. Banks|
|Succeeded by||Leopold Morse|
|Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives|
|Member of the Massachusetts Senate|
|Born||May 11, 1840|
Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA
|Died||September 30, 1928 (aged 88)|
Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
|Resting place||Mount Auburn Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Martha Emily Tufts|
|Children||Mabel E. Bowman, Ethel Bowman|
|Alma mater||Harvard College, 1860|
Harvard Law School, 1863
Bowman was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, to Zadock and Rosetta (Crane) Bowman. He attended the Charlestown public schools and Charlestown High School. He moved to Somerville, Massachusetts, with his parents in 1856.
He graduated from Harvard University in 1860 and from its law school in 1863. He was admitted to the bar in 1863 and commenced practice in Boston, Massachusetts, and continued his residence in Somerville.
He served as a member of the State house of representatives in 1870, 1871, and again in 1875. He served as city solicitor of Somerville, Massachusetts, in 1872 and 1873. He served in the State senate in 1876 and 1877.
He returned to Somerville, and resumed the practice of law in Boston. He again served as city solicitor of Somerville from 1888 to 1897. He moved to Cohasset in 1914, and continued the practice of law in Boston.
- United States Congress. "Selwyn Z. Bowman (id: B000705)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Headley, Phineas Camp: Public men of to-day: being biographies of the President and Vice-President of the United States, each member of the Cabinet, the United States Senators and the members of the House of Representatives of the Forty-Seventh Congress, the Chief Justice and justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, and of the Governors of the Several States., pages 293-294, (1882).
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