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BOWMAN, HIRAM, Newville, physician and surgeon; a son of Solomon A. Bowman and Rebecca Jones; was born in Ashland, Ohio, Oct. 8 , 1849, and came to this county in 1864. He was united in marriage, Nov. 5, 1875, with Miss Mary E. Leighty; they have two children, Blanche and Frank. Dr. Bowman first read medicine under Dr. Murphy, of Spencerville, Ind., in 1870; after graduating from the Medical Department of the University of Wooster, located in Cleveland, Ohio, the Doctor has built up a large practice. ("Atlas of DeKalk County, Indiana," published J. H. Beers & Co., Chicago, 1880)

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