Editor's Note: In 1960, John F. Kennedy was running for President. After a September campaign event in our apartment living room with Ethel and Joan Kennedy, the wives of his JFK's brothers Robert and Edward Kennedy, my mother joins the soon-to-be-elected President at an event in his Chicago campaign office. Also attending are then Mayor Richard J. Daley, and later Mayor Jane Byrne.
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 [...]
2001 Robert Stanley Bowe and Daisy Janeway Bowe Sail Away into Married Life in Cape Porpoise, Maine Editor's Note: In October, 2001 Cathy, Andy, Pat and I holed up in a house at 25 Pier Road in Cape [...]
2002 Charley and Rob Bowe Investigate Their Lecour Roots in Kankakee, Illinois Editor's Note: In February, 2002, Charley, June, Alice, Rob and Daisy Bowe journeyed south of Chicago to seek out and visit the Lecour roots of Charley and [...]
2001 On the Wahwa Cottage Porch the Day after the Wedding, Cape Porpoise Editor's Note: In October, 2001, the day after the marriage of Rob and Daisy Janeway Bowe, the wedding party continued after lunch at the Wahwa [...]
1994 The Bowe and Thompson Families Gather at the Wahwa Cottages, Cape Porpoise, Maine Editor's Note: In August, 1994, the legacy pier in front of the Wahwa Cottages of the Bowe and Pargellis families was ready for action. Descending [...]
Kathie, John, Rob and Charlie Bowe hosted a June 1988 Day at the Beach for the Caseys, Hanleys, Heffrons, Lynches, Thompsons and other Bowes. From the looks of it, it was a great family get-together. The "Cumpy" beach [...]