James Bowie (circa 1796 – 6 March 1836) was an American who fought and died at the Battle of the Alamo.
Bowie used a type of knife that later became known as a Bowie knife. (TNG novel: Blaze of Glory)
Bowie was played by Richard Widmark in the 1960 film The Alamo. (DS9 episode: "Badda-Bing, Badda-Bang")
In 2375, Miles O'Brien played Bowie in a holosuite program of the battle. (DS9 - Strange New Worlds III short story: "The Best Defense...")