Bowe, Walter

1345 Summit Ave, St Paul, MN 55105
St Paul, Minnesota, US

Category: Bricklayer

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Capitol Construction Workers

1905 Payroll and 1898-1902 City Directories. Walter Bowe, son of Kate Butler Bowe and nephew of the Butler brothers, was born in Minnesota in 1882. He worked in the office as a clerk in 1898 but soon after learned the bricklaying trade and worked on the Capitol in that capacity. He boarded here along with his mother, Kate (widow of William Bowe). Walter eventually moved to Duluth and became a building contractor there. This address, 1345-47 Summit, is known as the Pierce Butler house. In 1900 Pierce was also living here with his family as well as Walter, President of Butler Brothers, with his family.