Augustine J. Bowe Obituary (law-lit.net) Strangers to Us All Lawyers and Poetry Augustine Joseph Bowe (1892-1966) Chicago Lawyers and Literature James R. Elkins College of Law || West Virginia University http://lawlit.net/ http://lawlit.net/lp-2001/bowe.html I began law teaching at DePaul [...]
A Nickel Tour: Encyclopaedia Britannica and the Reid Murdoch Building Editor's Note: As Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Encyclopaedia Britannica, I was on the team that helped select and design its new global headquarters in 2005. [...]
Unfortunately I got carried away at the end and proposed that the name of the Reid Murdoch Building be changed to the Bowe Building. From the laughter and smirks on the faces of my kin, I could see they hadn’t been persuaded. That night I cried myself to sleep, knowing the Bowe Building would never come to be.
The Bowe, Thompson & De Rosa Families In the center of this slide you see Mabel’s daughter Julia Lecour. Julia married my uncle, Augustine Bowe in 1927. Gus, as he was known, was Julia’s cousin once removed, being [...]
Mabel Canavan Lecour & Edward Lecour (Julia Lecour Bowe) In 1900, Mabel Canavan moved from Michigan back to Kankakee County, where her father had grown up. There she married Edward Lecour. Edward’s family was of French extraction and [...]
1991 Nancy Gwinn Riboud (1911-1991) Editor's Note: Nancy Gwinn, my mother's sister, married Jacques Riboud in 1933, nine years before I was born. Though she and Jacques raised their five children in France, I remember meeting the Riboud family [...]
2021 Don Thompson Talks about the Thompson Family and the Bowes Editor's Note: In the complete 38-minute interview above, Don Thompson answers questions posed by Rob Bowe about Don's Canadian-born parents, Dr. Willard Owen Thompson and Dr. Phebe Kirsten [...]
In this profile of Augustine J. Bowe, Justice Michael B. Hyman paints a portrait of Gus Bowe, the poet, while also noting his other lives as a distinguished lawyer, civic leader and Cook County Presiding Judge.