Norman Levi Bowen, 1887-1956

  title={Norman Levi Bowen, 1887-1956},
  author={C. E. Tilley},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={22 - 6}
  • C. E. Tilley
  • Published 1957
  • Geology
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
  • Norman Levi Bowen, Research Associate of the Geophysical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, and one of the great pioneers in experimental petrology, died in Washington D.C. on 11 September 1956 in his seventieth year. He was born at Kingston, Ontario, on 21 June 1887, the younger son of William Alfred Bowen, a Londoner by birth, who had come to settle in Canada. Bowen attended school in Kingston and in the autumn of 1903 entered Queen’s University, registering in the Faculty… CONTINUE READING


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