Date Published: 1867
Binding: No binding
George Bowen (Sheriff.) Document Signed. A Deed of Sale. Dated 27 April 1867 (Canada’s confederation year) . Deed to James Barlow. 4 pages. Legal folio. Very Good.
Two period postage stamps included on deed. Signed by: W.E. Jones, Deputy Registrar, George Fredrick Bowen (Sheriff)
George Fredrick Bowen (1811-1898)
Born in Quebec City on 19 March 1811, George Frederick Bowen was the son of Edward Bowen, politician and Chief Justice, and Eliza Davidson. In 1843, he married Eliza Jessie Wyatt. They had seven children. Bowen studied law in Quebec and was admitted to the Bar in 1832. In 1835, he opened a law practice in Sherbrooke. From 1844 to 1887, he was Sheriff of the District of St. Francis. From 1887 to 1898, he was Prothonotary of the District, jointly with Hubert C. Cabana. Other positions he held include Justice of the Peace, Chairman of Quarter Sessions and Commissioner in Bankruptcy. As well, Bowen was Mayor of Sherbrooke from 1852 to 1854, worked with a number of Sherbrooke-area associations, and pursued a military career. George Frederick Bowen died in Sherbrooke on 26 April 1898. Quoted rom the Eastern Townships website.
Very Good. Item #2235