Vinson Gowrie

Display Name: 
Vinson Gowrie
Sort Name: 
Gowrie, Vinson
Race: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Lower Class
Rank: 
Minor
Vitality: 
Dead
Occupation: 
Production
Specific Job: 
Lumber Dealer
Date of Birth: 
Wednesday, January 1, 1919 to Wednesday, December 31, 1919
Cause of Death: 
Murder
Biography: 

Vinson, the 28-year-old white man whose murder launches the story, is the youngest of Nub and Amanda Gowrie's six sons. The only one "with an aptitude for trading and for money," he can write checks that the local banks will honor and is "said to own several small parcels" of Yoknapatawpha farmland (162). The business he is engaged in at the time of his death is harvesting timber in partnership with his brother Crawford.

Property Status: 
owns land
Individual or Group: 
Individual
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