Bowen, Edward P., was born at Buffalo, N.Y., January 20, 1848, a son of the late Dennis Bowen, who was prominent in legal circles in that city. He was educated under private tutors and at the age of twenty-three removed to Niagara county, where he purchased a farm of 100 acres of fertile land bordering on and extending a mile inland from the Niagara River and built a handsome and imposing residence on a point commanding a fine view of the river, the islands, and Canada beyond. He has devoted almost his entire time to the culture of fine grafted fruits and has been eminently successful. In November, 1869, he married Annie Walbridge, a daughter of George B. Walbridge of Buffalo, and they have had six children, four sons and two daughters. Mr. Bowen is a man of sterling worth and is highly respected and esteemed by all.
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