William Reid Owen

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Mayor Owen meets Rear Admiral Field on the visit of HMS Hood to Vancouver with the Battlecruiser Squadron, June 1924

William Reid Owen (25 November 1864 – 22 March 1949) was the 20th mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia in 1924. He was born in Ontario and moved to Vancouver in 1899.

He became mayor after winning a narrow victory over Louis Taylor by 53 votes. He lost to Taylor the following year by 640 votes.[1]


  1. ^ Mackie, John (30 November 2002). "The mayors of Vancouver". The Vancouver Sun. p. B4.

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