Longtime Public Figure Kathryn Bowers Dies
Former legislator and ex-Democratic chair had a career of many distinctions and one misfortune.
May 14, 2015 at 12:14PM
In 2013, former state Representative and state Senator Kathryn Bowers (second from left, flanked by Hazel Moore, then Judge Karen Williams, and Congressman Steve Cohen) was one of four official “commenters” at funeral services for veteran Shelby County office-holder Minerva Johnican. Bowers’ own death, at the age of 72, was announced on Thursday, and the former legislator and ex-chair of the Shelby County Democratic Party was remembered this way by current SCDP chair Randa Spears: