Alfred Connor Bowman

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Alfred Connor Bowman (December 18, 1904 – August 2, 1982) was an American lawyer and military leader who was a key figure in the Allied Military Government for Occupied Territories after World War II, especially the areas of Venezia Giulia and Trieste. He also helped develop plans for military occupation of North Korea in 1950 while serving as chief of the army's Military Government Division.

Life and career[edit]

Bowman was born in Detroit, Michigan. He received his A.B. and J.D. degrees from the University of Michigan. He practiced law during the 1930s as house counsel for a corporation, the served as deputy city attorney of Los Angeles, California.

During World War II he served in the United States Army, where he administered government in occupied Italy. He is the author of Zones of Strain: A Memoir of the Early Cold War, a memoir about his work.[1] Bowman died in Los Angeles.


  1. ^ Bowman, Alfred Connor (1982). Zones of Strain: A Memoir of the Early Cold War. Hoover Press, ISBN 9780817977313

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