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John Myer Bowers (September 25, 1772February 24, 1846) was a U.S. Representative from New Yorkmarker.

Born in Boston, Massachusettsmarker, Bowers attended the common schools and was graduated from Columbia College, New York City.He studied law.He was admitted to the bar in 1802 and commenced practice in Cooperstown, New Yorkmarker.He moved to his country home, "Lakelands," near Cooperstown, in 1805.Presented credentials as a Federalist Member-elect to the Thirteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Representative-elect William Dowse and served from May 26, 1813, to December 20, 1813, when he was succeeded by Isaac William, Jr., who contested the election.He resumed the practice of law in Cooperstown, New Yorkmarker, where he died February 24, 1846.He was interred in Lakewood Cemetery.


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