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

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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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creatorOf Robert Latham Owen Papers, 1910-1941 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Daniel C. Roper Papers David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Owen, Robert Latham, 1856-1947. Papers, 1913-1946, bulk 1935-1942. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
referencedIn Horace Fletcher papers, 1898-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Parton papers, 1914-1986. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Collection, n.y., n.d., 1775-1943 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Williams, John Skelton, 1865-1926. Papers of John Skelton Williams [manuscript], 1884-1926. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Owen, Robert L. (Robert Latham), 1856-1947. [Addresses and speeches of Robert L. Owen : Pamphlet vol.] HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Bradford, Gamaliel, 1863-1932. Lee Chapel papers [manuscript] 1923-1924. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thomas, Elmer, 1876-1965. Congressional papers, 1900-1954, bulk 1927-1950. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
referencedIn Veasey, James Alexander. General Historical Manuscripts, Documents, and Photographs 1500-1980. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
referencedIn Veasey, James Alexander. General Historical Manuscripts, Documents, and Photographs 1500-1980. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Horace Fletcher papers, 1898-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Fairbanks mss., 1819-1939 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
creatorOf Owen, Robert L. (Robert Latham), 1856-1947. Papers of Robert Latham Owen, 1910-1941. Library of Congress
creatorOf Glass, Carter, 1858-1946. Papers of Carter Glass [manuscript], 1858-1946, and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith ALMA LUTZ, 1890-1973 person
associatedWith Binderup, Charles Gustav, 1873-1950. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979. person
associatedWith Cromwell, James H. R. (James Henry Roberts), b. 1896. person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918 person
associatedWith Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976. person
associatedWith Fisher, Irving, 1867-1947. person
associatedWith Fletcher, Horace, 1849-1919 person
associatedWith Glass, Carter, 1858-1946. person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952. person
correspondedWith Moley, Raymond, 1886- person
associatedWith Moley, Raymond, 1886-1975. person
correspondedWith Parton, James, 1912- person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Roper, Daniel C. (Daniel Calhoun), 1867-1943 person
associatedWith Thomas, Elmer, 1876-1965. person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972. person
associatedWith Voorhis, Jerry, 1901-1984. person
associatedWith Williams, John Skelton, 1865-1926. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Oklahoma
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Depressions
Peace
Money
Finance
Credit
Finance, Public
Monetary policy
Occupation
Bankers
Legislators--United States
Lawyers
Senators, U.S. Congress--Oklahoma
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Birth 1856-02-02

Death 1947-07-19

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