Clinton Owens (1896 - 1971)

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Donald C Owens

Donald C Owens

John Edmond Owens 1864

John Edmond Owens 1864

Gwaltney Women

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Ronald Owens

Ronald Owens

Carl Richard Owens

Carl Richard Owens

Carla Owens

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Donald C Owens

Donald C Owens

Elmo Glenn Owens & Cristie (Eagan) Settle

Elmo Glenn Owens & Cristie (Eagan) Settle

Ruth Owens

Ruth Owens

William and Sara (Owens) Tousinau Jr

William and Sara (Owens) Tousinau Jr

Mary E Batch family

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Lizanne M Owens Clarendon Petty Donald C Owens John Edmond Owens 1864

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1896 - In the year that Clinton Owens was born, on August 17th, the first pedestrian v car fatality occurred in Great Britain. Bridget Driscoll, age 44, was walking with her family on the grounds of The Crystal Palace in London when she was hit by a car driven by Arthur James Edsall. Edsall claimed to be going 4.5 mph and Driscoll's death was ruled an "accidental death" after an inquest.

1900 - By the time he was just 4 years old, the U.S. helped put down Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China, where the presence of "outsiders" (foreigners) was resented. The United States, along with Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, had business interests in China and these countries all sent troops to put down the Rebellion and keep China open to their presence and to Christian missionaries.

1944 - By the time he was 48 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

1966 - At the age of 70 years old, Clinton was alive when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

1971 - In the year of Clinton Owens's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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Clinton Owens died in April 1971 at age 74. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on November 2, 1896. We have no information about Clinton's immediate family. We know that Clinton Owens had been residing in New York, New York County, New York.

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