James Barton Bowen
The region's first homeopathic physician

In 1859 he bought former alderman Seth Van Bergan's estate on the city's southwest border; the house, later given the address 302 S. Mills Street is known today as the Bowen House.

Also known as Elmside West, not to be confused with the "Elmside" on the east side.

Madison's 10th Mayor 1871
Defeated former mayor W.T. Leitch.

Interred at Forest Hill Cemetery