Willis Bowen Sr.Family

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  • Name: Oliver Bowen
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 24 JAN 2001
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  • Note: Oliver Bowen At Disney Land
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  • Note: Oliver Bowen University Graduation Picture
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  • Note: Oliver Obadiah Vernon Bowen
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  • Note: Norma Oliver Shirley Bowen
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  • Note: Oliver Bowen Retirement
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  • Note: Oliver Bowen Driving Obadiah Bowen's Tractor
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  • Note: Oliver Bowen Making Speech .
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  • Note: Oliver promoted to Director Transportation Calgary
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  • Note: Oliver Bowen and one of his His Cars
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  • Note: Oliver Bowen and Ronnie Taylor Riding Patty The Horse
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  • Note: The last Car Oliver Bowen Owned
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  • Note: Oliver Bowen Playing With Shawn Bowen
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  • Note: Oliver Vernon Dennis Bowen
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  • Note: Oliver Bowen's Trailer At Summer Place In Iowa
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  • Note: Oliver Adam and Norma Bowen
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  • Note: Oliver Bowen and Daughter Cassie
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  • Note: Oliver and Donald Brown at David Brown Wedding
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  • Note: Oliver Bowen At David Browns Wedding
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  • Note: Oliver Bowen Cassie and Cousin at Disney land
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    Oliver graduated from the University of Alberta May 1965 with a degre e in civil engineering.He began his career with the City in the engine ering department as the city's first special projects engineer respons ible for the construction of the city's major arterial roads and expre ssways.Oliver, during his tenure at the city was promoted a number o f times and held a number of different positions.In Sept 1977 he joine d the transportation department and was promoted to manager light rai l transportation construction and implementation.The Division was resp onsible for the designing,Implementation,and commisioning of Calgary' s first light rail transit leg,commonly known as the C Train.Oliver le ft the City after completion of the light rail transit project and wor ked for Daon Development Corporation as Calgary residential project ma nager for approxiamatly three and one half years.In November 1984 Oliv er returned to the city of Calgary and was hired as Director of the Tr ansportation Department which included Calgary transit operations,(bot h bus and C train)traffic operations and transportation planning for t he City.Oliver held this position for approximately fouteen years unti l his retirement May 01 1998.There were approximately 1800 people in O liver's department and he travelled to Europe,the United Kingdom,Germa ny,Australia,the United States,and other areas of the world with cit y engineers and other Calgary city officials to evaluate and apprais e the efficiency of Rapid Transit Train Systems in those areas of th e world..The Calgary LRT (C train) is the main method of public transp ortation in the city of Calgary today and is one of the most efficien t in North America.Oliver retired in1998 and started a consulting com pany, Bowen Enterprises Ltd.which was involved in major consulting p roposals which involved the introduction of Light Rail Trains and Syst ems in to third World Countries.His company was also involved in exte nding the Calgary C train transit system to the outer southern limit s of the of the City of Calgary.
    Oliver learned in the fall of 1997 that he had prostrate cancer and af ter a lengthy illness Oliver passed away January 1/ 2000 and was burie d Jan/ 05 /2000 in the Mountain View Cemetary In Calgary.
  • Birth: 21 DEC 1942 in Amber Valley, Alberta, Canada Quality: 0
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  • Change Date: 17 JAN 2001
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  • Education: Civil Engineering (Batchelors Degree) 30 MAY 1965 The University Of Alberta Quality: 0
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  • Change Date: 17 JAN 2001
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  • Event: EMPL: Employment 1 JUN 1965 Calgary Alberta
  • Note: Description: City Of Calgary as Special Projects Engineer Quality: 0
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  • Change Date: 17 JAN 2001
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  • Event: EMPL: Employment 1 NOV 1984
  • Note: Description: City of Calgary as Director Of Transportation Quality: 0
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  • Change Date: 17 JAN 2001
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  • RETI: 1 MAY 1998 Calgary Alberta
  • Note: Description: from City of Calgary as Director of Transpotation Quality: 0
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  • Change Date: 17 JAN 2001
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  • Event: BUSN: Business Startup 3 MAR 1999 Calgary Alberta
  • Note: Description: Bowen Enterprises Ltd. Quality: 0
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  • Change Date: 17 JAN 2001
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  • Death: 1 JAN 2000 in Calgary Alberta Quality: 0
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  • Change Date: 17 JAN 2001
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  • Burial: 15 JAN 2000 Calgary Alberta Canada
  • Note: Description: In The Mountain View Memorial Cemetary Quality: 0
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  • Change Date: 17 JAN 2001
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    Father: Living BOWEN
    Mother: Eva Mae MAPP b: 12 APR 1913 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

    Marriage 1 Living
      Children
      1. Has No Children Living CASSANDRA BRANNIGAN
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