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Robert Franklin Owens

Robert Franklin Owens, American judge. Bar: Arizona 1955, Utah. 1974. Member of Utah Judicial Council, Utah Circuit Judges Association.


  • Owens, Robert Franklin was born on October 6, 1928 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. Son of Franklin Vivian and Velma (Shumway) Owens.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, University Arizona, 1954.


    • Department county attorney County of Maricopa, Phoenix, 1962—1964. Partner Tanner, Jarvis & Owens, 1964—1975. City judge St. George City Court, Utah, 1975—1978.

      Judge 9th Circuit Court Utah, St., George, since 1978. Lecturer National Judicial College, Reno, 1982—1983. Vice president, board directors Southwest Symphony, St. George, 1983—1984, Southwest Concert Series, St. George, 1983—1984.

      Member Phoenix Environmental Commission, 1972—1974.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Arizona 1955, Utah.


    Denomination: Mormon


    Someday, like everyone else, physical body will die. But spirit does not die, it goes to the spirit world, where it will continue to learn and progress and may be with loved ones who have passed on.


    Member of Utah Judicial Council, Utah Circuit Judges Association.


    • Married Cheer Henrie, April 11, 1952. Children: Guy, Lynn, Kurt, Jed, Liesl.
    • father: Franklin Vivian Owens
    • mother: Velma (Shumway) Owens
    • spouse: Cheer Henrie
    • children: Guy Owens
    • Lynn Owens
    • Kurt Owens
    • Jed Owens
    • Liesl Owens
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    Born October 6, 1928