1918 – Born on February 26th in Rochester, Indiana. American politician and physician.
1939 – Married to Elizabeth Ann Steinmann.
– He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry.
1942 – He received his M.D. degree from Indiana University.
1943 – He served the U.S. Army as captain.
1956-1960 – He was elected to the Indiana State House of Representatives.
1967 – He was Speaker of the House.
1973 – He became the Governor of Indiana.
– Governor Bowen chaired the National Governors’ Association, Republican Governors Association, Midwestern Governors’ Conference, and Education Commission of the States.
1976 – He was a professor of Medicine in Indiana University.
1981 – Married to Rose Mary Hoschstetler.
– He was Professor of Family Medicine at Indiana University.
1985 – He was the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services.