John Eddowes Bowman the Younger

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John Eddowes Bowman the Younger (1819–1854) was an English chemist.


Bowman was the son of John Eddowes Bowman the elder, and brother of Sir William Bowman, physiologist and oculist, born at Welchpool on 7 July 1819. He was a pupil of John Frederic Daniell at King's College, London, and in 1845 succeeded William Allen Miller as demonstrator of chemistry there; he became subsequently, in 1851, the first professor of practical chemistry there. He was one of the founders of the Chemical Society of London. He died on 10 February 1854.


Besides contributions to scientific journals, he published 'A Lecture on Steam Boiler Explosions,' 1845; 'An Introduction to Practical Chemistry' (London, 1848; subsequent editions in 1854, 1858, 1861, 1866, and 1871); and 'A Practical Handbook of Medical Chemistry' (London, 1850, 1852, 1855, and 1862). Later editions of these works were edited by Charles Loudon Bloxam.



 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain"Bowman, John Eddowes (1818-1854)". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.