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IN MEMORIAM

HENRY T. OWEN

Henry T. Owen, onetime professor of business administration, died on August 2, 1979. He was 70.

Professor Owen was born on March 5, 1909, in Ruston, Louisiana. He earned a bachelor's degree from Furman University in 1929, a master's degree from Louisiana State University in 1931, and a PhD from New York University in 1942.

Dr. Owen taught at Tulane University. He joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1951 and taught until 1962. He specialized in insurance and statistics.

Professor Owen published Fundamentals of Life Insurance (1951) and A Manual of Life, Accident, and Sickness Insurance (1956).


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John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty

Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on May 24, 2001. Additional biographical sources can be found in the UT Office of Public Affairs.