John B. Bowman
1824-1891

Buried In Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Kentucky

President of University Of Kentucky (Later Chancellor)

 


Early Portrait Of John B. Bowman

John B. Bowman

The stone for John Bowman was unveiled Nov. 12, 1914, erected by Alexander R. Milligan, 600 citizens came for the unveiling. At 11:38 am the electric power of all of Lexington was turned off for 2 minutes to pay tribute to Bowman. p. 59, Lexington Theological Seminary: 1865-1965

Lexington Cemetery is one of the most beautiful old cemeteries in America. It is located on West Main Street heading away from downtown Lexington toward Leestown Pike. Turn right into the main entrance past the office. Stay on Main Avenue passing Henry Clay Monument on the left. Go to the end of section "K" and turn right. You will go into a circle. By staying to the right in the circle you should see the monument in the corner of Section "9."

GPS Location
N38 03.513' x WO 84 30.432'
Grave Faces West
Section 9

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