Bill E. Bowers is a native of Fort Worth. After graduating high school in 1961, Bill continued with undergraduate study at Texas Christian University. While at TCU, Bill played football for the Horned Frogs on the 1962-1964 teams, and received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1965. Bill then attended law school at the University of Texas at Austin, where he received his L.L.B. in 1968. After law school Bill returned to Fort Worth to practice law, where he continues in private law practice. Bill has served as President of the Tarrant County Bar Association, and is an active member of the Fort Worth community at large. Bill and his wife Helen reside in Fort Worth, and are proud parents of four children and seven grandchildren.