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Major Owens

AKA Major Robert Odell Owens

Born: 28-Jun-1936
Birthplace: Collierville, TN
Died: 21-Oct-2013
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Former Congressman from Brooklyn

Wife: Maria Cuprill (four sons, one daughter)
Son: Christopher
Son: Geoffrey
Son: Millard
Son: Carlos
Daughter: Cecilia J.

    High School: Hamilton High School, Memphis, TN
    University: BA Mathematics, Morehouse College (1956)
    University: MS, Atlanta University (1957)

    US Congressman, New York 11th (1993-2007)
    US Congressman, New York 12th (1983-93)
    New York State Senate (1974-82)
    New York City Official Commissioner, Community Development Agency (1968-73)
    New York State Official Executive Dir., Brownsville Community Council (1966-68)
    Americans for Democratic Action
    Close Up Foundation Board of Advisors
    Democratic Socialists of America
    NAACP Brooklyn (1987-)
    National Student Leadership Conference Honorary Board of Advisors

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