Robert Bonner Bowler (1856-1902)

Robert B. Bowler Jr., of Cincinnati; Comptroller of the U.S. Treasury

Associated Houses

Mount Storm



Bar Harbor

He was born at Mount Storm in Cincinnati. He was initially educated at public schools and then by private tutors with whom he travelled abroad. He studied law, finishing top of his class before being appointed to the Cincinnati Bar. He was elected Mayor of Clifton and in 1890 was sent to Congress. In 1893, he was appointed Comptroller of the U.S. Treasury in the second administration of Grover Cleveland. He was married on August 8th, 1877, at St. George's, Hanover Square, London, to Alice Bernard Williamson whose sister, May, was married to Robert's only brother, George. They were the parents of 3-children: Robert, Jane (Mrs Gilman), and Alice (Mrs Bolitho).


Contributed by Mark Meredith on 23/11/2020 and last updated on 25/11/2020.