Thomas L. Owens

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Thomas Leonard Owens (December 21, 1897 - June 7, 1948) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Owens attended the parochial schools, Northwestern University and DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois. He was graduated from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 1926. He was admitted to the bar in 1927 and commenced practice in Chicago, Illinois. During the First World War served in the Students' Army Training Corps at Loyola University Chicago in 1918.

Owens was elected as a Republican to the Eightieth Congress and served from January 3, 1947, until his death in Bethesda, Maryland, June 7, 1948. He was interred in All Saints Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois.


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