In Memory of Louis V. Cowie - March 13, 1929  ~ May 5, 2020 age 91, Painesville, Ohio

 Obituaries Our trophies at last we lay down  (copied from ACFB Nov-Dec 2020 issue # 408)

Louis Cowie 3/13/1929 5/5/2020 died recently. He was born in Cleveland and was a US Navy veteran. His checkers mentor was Leo Levitt.
He won the Alabama Ty. in 1951. He took 10th place in the 1954 National, his only entry in a National Tournament. As of 2002, he was 31-time Ohio Champion (five ties) and runner-up several times and won three of the Lakeside Tournaments, District 3 once, and Pennsylvania Ty. once. And he was a highly respected problem composer.  

I just got this link from Pal Bucker 11/24/2020 concerning Louis Cowie...
Searched CourtView - Case # 20 ES 1442 - Date Filed 9/08/2020 - Decedent: DOB 03/13/1929 - DOD 5/05/2020 - COWIE, LOUIS V - Address: 8180 RAVENNA ROAD, PAINESVILLE, OH 44077 - Fiduciary: CUNNINGHAM, JOHN K - Initiating Action: Estate / Full Administration / With Will

Copied from MCA Newsletter - October 2020






























 link  This snapshot of Louis Cowie's life was captured by the 1940 U.S. Census. When Louis Cowie was born about 1929, his father, Charles, was 35 and his mother, Anita, was 31. In 1940, he was 11 years old and lived in Cleveland, Ohio, with his father, mother, and brother, Charles Cowie Junior, age 13.

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