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August 21st 1916
The Frederick Post — Maryland

FALLS DOWN STEPS DIES OF INJURIES
Mrs. Bowie Was Born In Frederick County — Burial At Unionville

Mrs. Catherine Gaither Bowie, wife of Col. Washington Bowie, Sr., died Saturday night at Mercy Hospital Baltimore from the effects of a fall down a flight of stairs. She had been at the hospital since Friday.

Mrs. Bowie was a member of a prominent Maryland family, as is her husband. She was a daughter of the late George Gaither and was born in Frederick county. Colonel and Mrs. Bowie resided at 1403 Madison avenue, Baltimore.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Bowie is survived by three brothers Mr Jesse S. Gaither, of New York, Mr. Robert Lee Gaither, of Manassas, Va., and William Gaither of Baltimoreand two sisters, Mrs. Joseph B. Boyle and Miss Fannie Cross Gaither of New York.

Col. Washington Bowie, Jr., who is now at the Mexican border with the Maryland National Guard is a stepson.

Col. Bowie, Sr., was at one time prominent in Democratic circles and held a number of important offices. For some years he has not been active in politics.

The funeral of Mrs. Bowie will be held on Tuesday and the funeral will be held on Tuesday and the burial will be at Unionville, Frederick county.