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William Dowden

William Eugene Dowden (Bill-“Cat”) passed away June 1, 2017. He was born Nov. 25, 1927, to Elisha and Elizabeth Presley Dowden in Gandy, La. Bill graduated from Byrd High School and joined the Navy during World War II. He obtained his bachelor of science degree from Centenary College, and his master’s degree from Sam Houston State University.

Mr. Dowden  worked with the El Campo School District  as Director of Federal Programs. He later became the Supertendent of Schools for the district.

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06/09/17 01:53 PM #1    

Gary Hunter

I fondly remember Mr, Dowden.  My mother worked at the School Tax Office and Mr. Dowden was a friend to all that worked there. Mr, Dowedn would always carry on a conersation with me when I would visit my Mom at work.  He was always interested in how I was doing in football and what collage plans I had.  He was a good man and friendly to all he met.


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