William Bowser

William John Bowser (1867 - 1933)

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William John Bowser
Born in Rexton, New Brunswick, Canadamap
Husband of — married in Kent, New Brunswick, Canadamap
Died in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canadamap
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Categories: British Columbia Premiers.

Preceded by
Richard McBride
17th Premier of British Columbia
December 15, 1915 – November 23, 1916
Succeeded by
Harlan Carey Brewster


William Bowser is/was a significant British Columbian.

At the time of the 1871 Canada Census, William, Margrt, Frank, James, Edwin, Sarah, William and Mary Bowser were listed as living in Richibucto, New Brunswick[1].

William married Lorinda Doherty in Kent County, New Brunswick on September 9, 1896[2].


  1. Census of Canada, 1871, New Brunswick, Kent (185), Richibucto (c), page 47, dwelling 147, family 160, William Bowser; RG31 - Statistics Canada, roll C-10390 (http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1871/Pages/item.aspx?itemid=2405658 : Accessed April 5, 2018).
  2. Marriage Registration for William John Bowser and Lorinda D. Doherty, Name: BOWSER, WILLIAM JOHN, Married: DOHERTY, LORINDA D., Date: 1896-09-09, County: KENT, Number: 1189, Code: B4/1896, Microfilm: F15579, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick.

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