Bowman, C.H. (Unknown - October 6, 1933)

C.H.BOWMAN LAID AT REST ON

WEDNESDAY BURIAL SERVICES CONDUCTED BY MASONIC ORDER AT CASPER

Douglas Enterprise - October 10, 1933

Funeral rites for C.H. Bowman, state district highway engineer, were conducted Wednesday, Oct. 4 from the Gay Mortuary.

A private service for the family was conducted from the mortuary at 11 o'clock Wednesday morning by Rev. Roy O. Hills, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church, who officiated in the absence of Rev. Charles A. Wilson, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, who is absent from the city.

Masonic ceremonies were held at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the mortuary and at the grave in Highland cemetery where interment was made. A large crowd was in attendance at the services.

The body of C.H. Bowman, state highway engineer for the Casper district, and former state highway engineer, was found late Friday night, Sept. 29, on Montgomery hill near that city by county officers and employees of the highway department. County officers said Bowman committed suicide Friday morning, apparently because of ill health.

He was found dead in his car on Montgomery Hill which overlooks the city from the south. In his lap was found a .32-caliber revolver and in the car was a box of new cartridges. The bullet entered the head just above the right temple.

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