The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Bowker, Richard Rogers

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BOWKER, bow'kėr, Richard Rogers, American author: b. Salem, Mass., 4 Sept. 1848. He was graduated at the College of the City of New York in 1868, and has been prominent in politics as an independent and was the originator of the independent Republican movement of 1879. He has edited the Publisher's Weekly, the Library Journal and the American Catalogue, and has published ‘Work and Wealth’; ‘Economics for the People’; ‘Copyright: Its Law and Its Literature’; ‘Primer for Political Education’; ‘Electoral Reform’; ‘The Arts of Life’; ‘Civil Service Examination.’