John Myer Bowers
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New York's 15th district
June 21, 1813 – December 20, 1813
|Preceded by||Peter B. Porter|
|Succeeded by||Isaac Williams, Jr., |
|Born||September 25, 1772|
|Died||February 24, 1846 (aged 73)|
Cooperstown, New York
|Alma mater||Columbia College|
Bowers commenced practice in Cooperstown, and moved to his country home, "Lakelands," near Cooperstown, New York, in 1805. He was declared elected as a Federalist to the 13th United States Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Representative-elect William Dowse and served as United States Representative for the fifteenth district of New York from June 21, 1813 to December 20, 1813; when Isaac Williams, Jr., who had contested the election, was declared entitled to the seat. Afterwards Bowers resumed his practice of law in Cooperstown.
Bowers died in Cooperstown, New York; and was buried at the Lakewood Cemetery there.
- John M. Bowers. Herringshaw's Encyclopedia of American Biography of the Nineteenth Century. 1901. Retrieved 13 September 2013.
- United States Congress. "John M. Bowers (id: B000691)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- John M. Bowers at Find a Grave
|U.S. House of Representatives|
|Preceded by |
Peter B. Porter
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from New York's 15th congressional district
with Joel Thompson
Isaac Williams, Jr.,