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Henry Francis Bowers

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Name  Henry Bowers

Role  Polit.
Henry Francis Bowers Image of HENRY FRANCIS BOWERS 18371911 Founder Of The American
Died  1911, Clinton, Iowa, United States
Organizations founded  American Protective Association

Henry Francis Bowers (1837–1911) was the founder of the American Protective Association in Clinton, Iowa. It was staunchly politically anti-Catholic.

Henry Bowers, an attorney, objected to Catholic involvement in politics. He paradoxically held friendships with Catholics within his community.

His demands for Catholics to remove themselves from politics, was because he saw Catholics as having dual loyalties. To Bowers they could not be both loyal to the United States and a pope in Rome.


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