Owen, Robert L. (Robert Latham), 1856-1947Alternative names
Robert L. Owen practiced law, taught school, and was appointed as an agent for the Five Civilized Tribes prior to his election to the Senate. He served in the U.S. Senate from 1907-1925. After retirement, Owen stayed interested active in world affairs, monetary policy, international law, and Indian affairs.
From the description of Papers, 1913-1946, bulk 1935-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 518139529
U.S. senator, lawyer, and banker of Oklahoma.
From the description of Papers of Robert Latham Owen, 1910-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063658
1856, Feb. 2:
Born, Lynchburg, Va.
M.A., Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va.
Admitted to the bar and began law practice, Tahlequah, Okla.
1885- 1889: United States Indian agent for the Five Civilized Tribes
Married Daisey D. Hester
Organized and became president of First National Bank of Muskogee, Muskogee, Okla.
1892- 1896: Member, Democratic National Committee
1907- 1935: United States senator, Okla.
LL.D., Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va.
1913- 1947: Organized and served as chairman of the National Popular Government League
Practiced law, Washington, D.C.
1947, July 19:
Died, Washington, D.C.
From the guide to the Robert Latham Owen Papers, 1910-1941, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
- Finance, Public
- Monetary policy
- Legislators--United States
- Senators, U.S. Congress--Oklahoma
- United States (as recorded)
- Oklahoma (as recorded)