James Bowie (/ ˈ b uː i / BOO-ee) (c. 1796 – March 6, 1836) was a 19th-century American pioneer, slave smuggler and trader, and soldier who played a prominent role in the Texas Revolution. He was among the Americans who died at the Battle of the Alamo .
James Bowie, byname Jim Bowie, (born 1796?, Logan County, Ky., U.S.—died March 6, 1836, San Antonio, Texas), popular hero of the Texas Revolution (1835–36) who is mainly remembered for his part in the Battle of the Alamo (February–March 1836). Bowie migrated with his parents to Missouri (1800) and then to Louisiana (1802).
James "Jim" Bowie (c. 1796—March 6, 1836) was an American frontiersman, trader of enslaved people, smuggler, settler, and soldier in the Texas Revolution. He was among the defenders at the Battle of the Alamo in 1836, where he perished along with all of his comrades. Bowie was known as a legendary fighter; the large Bowie knife is named after him.
James Bowie immigrated to Texas in 1830 after U.S. officials determined that many of his land claims were rooted in fraud. A charming and energetic man in his mid-thirties, Bowie visited San Antonio de Béxar where he met Ursula de Veramendi, the daughter of Juan Martín de Veramendi, vice governor of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas.
James "Jim" Bowie (April 10, 1796 – March 6, 1836) was a nineteenth century American pioneer and soldier who took a prominent part in the Texas Revolution and was killed at the Battle of the Alamo. Bowie is also known for the style of knife he carried, which came to be known as the "Bowie knife."
James “Jim” Bowie was a frontiersman, explorer, and pioneer, who played a prominent role in the Texas Revolution, culminating in his death at the Battle of the Alamo. James was born in Logan County, Kentucky , on April 10, 1796, to Rezin Bowie, Sr., and Elve Catesby Jones Bowie.
Best Known For: Jim Bowie was a fighter in Texas Revolution who died during the defense of the Alamo. He became an American folk hero and the "Bowie Knife" is named after him. Industries War...
James Bowie (born 1983) is a Canadian lawyer specialising in criminal law, based in Ottawa. He was previously a political staffer for the Liberal Party of Canada . He is best known for documenting the court appearances of people who protested at the Canada Convoy protest in 2022.
James “Jim” Bowie (c. 1796–March 6, 1836) was an American frontiersman, slave trader, smuggler, Indian fighter, and soldier in the Texas Revolution. He was among the defenders at the Battle of the Alamo in 1836, where he perished along with all of his comrades.
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