Owen, Robert L. (Robert Latham), 1856-1947

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Dates:
Birth 1856-02-02
Death 1947-07-19

Biographical notes:

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

Biographical Note

  • 1856, Feb. 2: Born, Lynchburg, Va.
  • 1877: M.A., Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va.
  • 1880: Admitted to the bar and began law practice, Tahlequah, Okla.
  • 1885 - 1889 : United States Indian agent for the Five Civilized Tribes
  • 1889: Married Daisey D. Hester
  • 1890: Organized and became president of First National Bank of Muskogee, Muskogee, Okla.
  • 1892 - 1896 : Member, Democratic National Committee
  • 1907 - 1935 : United States senator, Okla.
  • 1908: LL.D., Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va.
  • 1913 - 1947 : Organized and served as chairman of the National Popular Government League
  • 1926: 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)

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Subjects:

  • Depressions
  • Peace
  • Money
  • Finance
  • Credit
  • Finance, Public
  • Monetary policy

Occupations:

  • Bankers
  • Legislators--United States
  • Lawyers
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Oklahoma

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Oklahoma (as recorded)