David Reece BOWEN, Congress, MS (1932)
BOWEN, David Reece, a Representative from Mississippi; born in Houston, Chickasaw County, Miss., October 21, 1932; graduated, Cleveland (Miss.) High School, 1950; attended University of Missouri, 1950-1952; A.B., Harvard University, 1954; M.A., Oxford University, Oxford, England, 1956; served in the United States Army, private first class, 1957-1958; assistant professor of political science and history, Mississippi College, 1958-1959, and Millsaps College, 1959-1964; employed by U.S. Office of Economic Opportunity, 1966-1967; U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1967-1968; first coordinator of federal-state programs, State of Mississippi, 1968-1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-third and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1983); was not a candidate for reelection in 1982 to the Ninety-eighth Congress; visiting lecturer, Mississippi State University, 1985-1987; is a resident of McLean, Va.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present
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