Bowen, Christopher Columbus

Controversial and colorful northern-born South Carolina planter and lawyer elected twice to Congress from South Carolina's Second District.

Life Span
to
Full name
Christopher Columbus Bowen
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
South
Origins
Free State
Family

Francis Hicks (reputed first wife who sued him for bigamy), Susan Dupont Petigru (second wife, died 1875), Mary Richardson Moses Geddings (third wife)

Occupation
Politician
Attorney or Judge
Farmer or Planter
Political Parties
Republican
Government
US House of Representatives
State legislature
Other state government
Military
Confederate Army
How to Cite This Page: "Bowen, Christopher Columbus," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, https://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/index.php/node/47378.