A former mayor of Pendleton, Hugh A. Bowman of 515 SE Byers Ave., died Tuesday [June 5, 1973] at St. Anthony Hospital. He was 76.

Mr. Bowman was born in Pendleton Feb. 24, 1897, and lived here all his life. He was mayor in 1947 and 1948. He married Evelyn Mae McAllister June 22, 1921, at Pendleton.

Mr. Bowman served in the U. S. Army during World War I. He operated the Bowman Hotel until his retirement. He was a past commander of American Legion Post 43, Pendleton.

Survivors are the widow, Evelyn; brothers, Oscar, Kenneth, and Robert, all of Pendleton; sisters, Florence Windsor of Meacham and Leona Moser of Pendleton.

Memorial services are pending at Folsoms’ Funeral Chapel. [Interment at Olney Cemetery]

Contributed by: Shelli Steedman