Murray Bowen, M.D.
January 31, 1913 - October 9, 1990
Murray Bowen was born in Waverly, Tennessee to a family that had been in Middle Tennessee since the Revolution. Waverly, which is located about sixty miles west of Nashville in Humphreys County, was a town of approximately 1000 inhabitants in 1913 when Murray Bowen was born. He was the oldest of Jess Sewell Bowen's and Maggie May Luff Bowen's five children.
莫瑞·鲍温出生于田纳西州中部的韦弗利（Waverly），韦弗利位于汉弗莱斯县纳什维尔以西约60英里处，1913年莫瑞·鲍温（Murray Bowen）出生时，该镇约有1000名居民。他是Jess Sewell Bowen和Maggie May Luff Bowen的五个孩子中年龄最大的。
He attended primary and secondary schools in Waverly, earned a B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1934, and an M.D. from the University of Tennessee Medical School, Memphis in 1937. He then interned at Bellevue Hospital in New York City in 1938 and at the Grasslands Hospital in Valhalla, New York from 1939-41.