Robert Bowne Minturn, Junior. was an American shipping magnate of the mid to late 19th century.
Robert Bowne Minturn, Junior. was born in New York City to Robert Bowne Minturn, Senior and Anna Mary Wendell. He graduated from Columbia University in 1856, and joined his father’s shipping firm, Grinnell, Minturn & Company, which is best known as being the owners of the clipper ship Flying Cloud.
He was the author of New York to Delhi: by way of Rio de Janeiro, Australia and China (New York, 1858), an account of his voyage in connection with his work. Minturn was also the vice president of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad that founded the town of Minturn, Colorado, which is named for him. Minturn died of a stroke on December 15, 1889.
He is buried in Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum in New York City.