Bowmer, Angus L.

Other Name(s): 

Gus (used by close friends only)

City: 

Ashland

Father: 

Charles C. Bowmer

Spouse: 

Lois Muzzall Bowmer (divorced April 4, 1940) Gertrude Butler (married 12/30/1940)

Education: 

Bellingham Normal School, WA, teaching certificate in 1926. Univ. of Washington, Bachelors and Masters degrees. 2 years graduate study at Stanford Univ.

Honors: 

Dr of Fine Arts (honorary) ,U of Portland, 1964. Special recognition, Oregon Leg, 1965. First annual Governor's Award 1977. 1974, National Council on the Arts

Occupation: 

Professor of English and then Theatre at Southern Oregon Normal school, renamed Southern Oregon State College. He retired in 1970. Director and founder of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, beginning in 1935. He retired as director in 1971. Duri