Otis Bowen (Bust)
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Otis Bowen is a bronze bust of Dr. Otis Bowen, who was the Governor of Indiana from 1973 1981 and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services from 1985-1989 under President Ronald Reagan. The bronze bust depicts former Governor Otis R. Bowen in glasses and wearing a jacket, shirt and tie. The bust sits atop a wooden base to which a plaque is attached that reads "OTIS R. BOWEN, M.D. / GOVERNOR / JANUARY 8, 1973 - JANUARY 12, 1981." The bust and base sit within an alcove on the second floor of the Indiana Statehouse directly across the hall from the House of Representatives. A plaque attached to the wall under the alcove reads: "Dr. Bowen was the first / Governor to serve two / consecutive four year / terms since adoption of the / 1851 Indiana Constitution. / This bust was given to the / people of Indiana in 1983 by / the artist, Lou Ann Lanagan, / of Indianapolis, / and the committee / for a Bowen portrait.