Richard P. Bowles


Richard P. Bowles, MD

1927 – 2007

Place of Birth:

Liberty, Missouri


Liberty High School, 1945
William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, 1949, B.A. Degree
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1953, M.D. Degree


Kansas City General Hospital, 1953-54


Grace-New Haven Community Hospital , Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut, 1953-54


Private Practice in General Medicine, Edgerton, Wisconsin, 1957-58
Medical Office of Family Practice, Liberty, Missouri, 1958 – 1998
Distribution Plant Physician for Hallmark, Liberty, Missouri, 1972-78
Team Physician, William Jewell College, 1958 – 1992


U.S. Army Occupation of Japan, 1946-47
U.S. Army, Fort Chaffee, Arkansas (Chief of Neuropsychiatric Section) 1955-57


American Medical Association, Delegate from State of Missouri – 1976-86
Introduced and followed to through fruition two resolutions regarding use of steroids
Missouri State Medical Association
Chairman of Public Affairs Commission – 1972-76
Clay County Medical Association, President – 1971-72
Certification by American Board of Family Practice – 1971
Recertified – 1977, 1983, 1989
Staff of North Kansas City Memorial Hospital
President of Medical & Dental Staff, 1972-73
Staff of Liberty Hospital
President of Medical & Dental Staff, 1972-73
Second Baptist Church, Deacon
Board of Directors of Liberty Chamber of Commerce – 1960-61
Board of Trustees of William Jewell College


Distinguished Service Award from Liberty Jaycees for Outstanding Community Service – 1962
“Who’s Who in the Midwest” – 1972
William Jewell College, Citation for Achievement – 1972


“An Interesting Case of Wilson’s Disease”, Archives of Internal Medicine,  January, 1956