OWENS, Douglas Wayne, (1937 - 2002)


OWENS, Douglas Wayne, a Representative from Utah; born in Panguitch, Garfield County, Utah, May 2, 1937; graduated from Panguitch High School, Panguitch, Utah, 1955; attended University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1955-1957, 1960-1961; J.D., University of Utah Law School, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1964; missionary to France, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1957-1960; lawyer, private practice; western states coordinator, presidential campaigns of Robert F. Kennedy in 1968 and Edward M. Kennedy in 1980; staff, United States Senator Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts, 1969-1971; staff, United States Senator Frank E. Moss of Utah, 1971-1972; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1968 and 1980; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-third Congress (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1975); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fourth Congress, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate in 1974; president of the Montreal, Canada Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1975-1978; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundredth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1987-January 3, 1993); was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate; died on December 18, 2002, in Tel Aviv, Israel; interment in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.