Lauren Bowles

LOS ANGELES – JAN 15: Bowles arrives at the HBO Golden Globe Party 2012 at Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 in Beverly Hills, CA, kathclick/

Birth Name: Lauren Elizabeth Bowles

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Date of Birth: March 24, 1973

Ethnicity: French, German, English, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Irish, Welsh, distant Cornish

Lauren Bowles is an American actress.

Lauren is the daughter of Judith and L. Thompson Bowles, who was Dean of the George Washington University Medical School. Her maternal half-sister is actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus. She is married to actor Patrick Fischler, with whom she has a daughter.

Lauren’s paternal grandfather was Ray McCune Bowles (the son of Benjamin Thompson Bowles and Rosa Belle Lawrence). Ray was born in Illinois. Benjamin was the son of William Bowles, whose father was born in Dublin, Ireland; and of Louisa Edna Ragsdale. Rosa was the daughter of Richard Dorsey Lawrence and Amanda Elizabeth Worthington.

Lauren’s paternal grandmother was Lucile Wickizer (the daughter of David Andrew Wickizer and Alice May Morgan). Lucile was born in Nebraska. David was the son of Timothy Carpenter Wickizer and Elizabeth Fulmer. Alice was the daughter of William Allen Morgan and Nancy Jane Matthews.

Lauren’s maternal grandfather was Harry Everett/Errett LeFever (the son of Errett William A. LeFever and Lola May “Lolie” Howard). Harry was born in Mountville, Ohio. Lauren’s great-grandfather Errett was a Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives, and was the son of Isaac P. LeFever and Bathsheba/Berthasheba Jane Shepard. Lola was the daughter of Alfred Taylor Howard and Lucretia H. Mitchell.

Lauren’s maternal grandmother was Grace E. Riggs (the daughter of Joseph/Joe Warren Riggs and Bessie/Bess Luella/Louella Stahlman). Grace was born in Pennsylvania. Joseph was the son of Winfield Scott Riggs and Margaret Ann “Maggie” White. Bessie was the daughter of William Henry Stahlman and Mary Ellen Knapp.

Sources: Genealogy of Lauren Bowles (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Marriage record of Lauren’s maternal grandparents, Harry Everett LeFever and Grace E. Riggs –

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