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William A. Owens was born on 2 November, 1905, is an author. Discover William A. Owens's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 118 years old?

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Age 119 years old
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Born 2 November 1905
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Owens taught at Wesley College in Greenville, Texas, Mississippi State College in Starkville and Texas A&M College in College Station, Texas. He taught at Columbia University from 1945 to 1974. He is the father of author and professor Jessie Ann Owens.


Owens was in the United States Army from June 1942 to October 1945 and was awarded the Legion of Merit for his work in the intelligence service in the Philippines. He served in Luzon, Philippines with the 306th Counter Intelligence Corps Detachment. He became a technical sergeant and later commissioned as a second lieutenant.


In 1940, Owens made a live recording of Roosevelt "Grey Ghost" Williams singing "Hitler Blues," a song written by Williams. The song received mention in TIME magazine and was broadcast by BBC Radio on a program hosted by Alistair Cooke in 1940 about the American musical response to World War II. This recording was instrumental to the development of Williams' career.


Owens was born in Pin Hook, Lamar County, Texas. He was born to Charlie and Jessie Ann Chennault Owens. He grew up in rural poverty, his father died when he was only 3 months old and was educated at a one-room school. He worked his way through college attending East Texas State Normal College in Commerce (now Texas A&M-Commerce), Paris Junior College and graduated from Southern Methodist University with a bachelor of arts in English in 1932. He received a PhD in English from the University of Iowa in 1941.


William A. Owens, (November 2, 1905 — December 9, 1990), was an American writer, folklorist and educator.