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H. Martyn Owen

H. Martyn Owen was American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1954, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1961, United States District Court Connecticut 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963, United States District Court Vermont 1975.

Background

  • Owen, H. Martyn was born on October 23, 1929 in Decatur, Illinois, United States. Son of Honore Martyn and Virginia (Hunt) Owen.

  • Education

    • AB, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1951. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1954.

    Career

    • Associate Shipman & Goodwin, Hartford, Connecticut, 1958-1961, partner, 1961-1994, of counsel, 1995-1996.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Connecticut 1954, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1961, United States District Court Connecticut 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963, United States District Court Vermont 1975.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Simsbury (Connecticut) Zoning Board Appeals, 1961-1967, Simsbury Zoning Commission, 1967-1979. Secretary Capitol Region Planning Agency, 1965-1966. Board directors Symphony Society Greater Hartford, 1967-1973.

    Trustee Renbrook School, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1963-1972, treasurer 1964-1968, president, 1968-1972, honorary life trustee, since 1972. Trustee Simsbury Free Library., 1970-1984. President Hartford Grammar School, 1987-1998, trustee.

    Corporator Hartford Hospital, 1984-1996. Vestry St. Alban's Church, Simsbury, 1988-1994. Warden, vestry St. Paul's Church, Brunswick, Maine, 1999-2001.

    Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1954-1962. Member American Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association, Hartford County Bar Association, American Law Institute, Princeton (New York City) Club, Ivy Club (Princeton, New Jersey).

    Connections

    • Married Candace Catlin Benjamin, June 21, 1952. Children: Leslie W., Peter H., Douglas P.
    • father: Honore Martyn Owen
    • mother: Virginia (Hunt) Owen
    • spouse: Candace Catlin Benjamin
    • children: Leslie W. Owen
    • Peter H. Owen
    • Douglas P. Owen
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    Born October 23, 1929
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