William Bishop Owen Jr
(1895 - 1963)
William Bishop Owen, Jr. was active/lived in Illinois, Virginia, North Carolina. William Owen Jr is known for landscape, still life and geometric abstract painting.
William B. Owen, Jr., Portrait circa 1945
Biography William Bishop Owen, Jr.
William B. Owen, Jr. (1895-1963) - Biographical Sketch
William Bishop Owen, Jr., was born on February 5, 1895, in Morgan Park, Illinois, a southwestern suburb of Chicago. He was the second of three sons (there were no girls) born to William Bishop Owen and Lucy Anderson Owen. His father was a Professor of Greek at the University of Chicago and later became the Chicago Normal School President and a national educational leader. His mother was also well educated, the daughter of a Northern Baptist minister, Galusha Anderson, who became President of the first University of Chicago in the 1880s and later of Dennison College in Ohio.
While his older and younger brothers became lawyers, the former in Boston and the
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