Last updated on: 2/28/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Louis Andrew Bowman, JD Biography

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

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

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
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
Education:
  • JD, Kent College of Law in Chicago, 1900
Other:
  • Born: 1872
  • Deceased: 1959