George Welshman Owens
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Born in Savannah, Georgia, in 1786, Owens attended school in Harrow, England, and graduated from the University of Cambridge. After studying law in the office of Mr. Chitty in London, Owens returned to Savannah, gained admittance to the state bar and practiced law.
Owens was elected as a Jacksonian Representative from Georgia to the 24th United States Congress and won reelection to the 25th Congress, serving from March 4, 1835, until March 3, 1839. After his congressional service, Owens returned to practicing law and died in Savannah on March 2, 1856. He was buried in Laurel Grove Cemetery in that same city.
- United States Congress. "George Welshman Owens (id: O000157)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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