Pasco Bowman II


1933 –

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Who is Pasco Bowman II?

Pasco Middleton Bowman II is a senior federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

A former Fulbright scholar, Bowman was born in Harrisonburg, Virginia and grew up in New Market and Timberville, Virginia. He graduated from New Market High School, and in 1955 received a B.A. in English from Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, Virginia. He took his J.D. from New York University in 1958, where he was a Root-Tilden scholar and served as managing editor of the law review. He then went into private practice of law. From 1958 to 1964, with time out for military service and his Fulbright year at the London School of Economics, he was associated with the New York City law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore.

Bowman was a member of the faculty of University of Georgia School of Law from 1964 to 1970. He was then dean and professor at Wake Forest University School of Law from 1970 to 1978, and a visiting professor at the University of Virginia School of Law in 1978-79. He was dean and professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law from July 1979 to July 1983. During this entire period he was also a United States Army Reserve Colonel in the Judge Advocate General's Corps from 1959 to 1984.

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Also known as
  • Judge Pasco Bowman II
  • United States of America
  • University of Virginia
  • New York University
  • University of Virginia School of Law
  • Bridgewater College
  • New York University School of Law
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Wake Forest University

on July 23, 2013


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