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Louis Andrew Bowman, JD Biography

Member of Board of Governors of the Illinois Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
Pro to the question "Should the Words “under God” Be in the US Pledge of Allegiance?"

Self proclaimed originator of “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Department Manager and Assistant Trust Officer, Central National Bank, 1941-Retirement
  • Trust Officer, National Builders Bank, 1930-1941
  • Vice President and Trust Officer, American Trust and Safe Deposit Company, 1922-1929
  • Assistant Attorney, Northern Trust Company, 1915-1922
  • Assistant Manager, Chicago Trust Company, 1912-1915
  • Instructor, Chicago Business Law School, 1906-1907
  • Active in the Sons of the American Revolution for 35 years
  • Member of the Union League Club
  • Member of the Hamilton Club
  • Member of the American Protective League
  • Award of Merit, National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution, for the inclusion of “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance
  • JD, Kent College of Law in Chicago, 1900
  • Born: 1872
  • Deceased: 1959