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Lawyer

Robert Henry Cowen, American Lawyer. Bar: North Carolina 1942, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1962.

Background

Cowen, Robert Henry was born on January 16, 1915 in Williamston, North Carolina, United States. Son of Henry Herbert and Jenette (Mobley) Cowen.

Education

Juris Doctor, Bachelor of Laws, Wake Forest College, 1942.

Career

Practiced in, Williamston, 1975-1995; attorney, unites states department Labor, Richmond, 1945-1946; counsel to commission on merchant marine and fisheries, United States House of Representatives United State Attorneys Eastern district North Carolina, 1961-1969; counsel, joint commission on printing, United States Senate, 1969-1975.

Achievements

  • Bar: North Carolina 1942, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1962.

Politics

God commands His people to respect the authority of political leaders and honor them. God also commands His people to pray for their political leaders.

Views

It is important to experience of God's grace working in the lives of people. Wisdom and maturity are gained from life experience, especially during the prayer and sharing stories with other Christians.

Membership

Mayor Town of Williamston, 1947-1957, 75-85. Member North Carolina Senate, 1957-1958;board directors North Carolina League Municipalities, 1947-1949, 78-79. With United States Naval Reserve, World World War World War II.

Member American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, Junior Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, Rotary, Roanoke Country Club.

Connections

Married Sue Henderson, August 6, 1953. Children: Robert H., Susan Carol, Sarah Cantrell.

father:
Henry Herbert Cowen

mother:
Jenette (Mobley) Cowen

spouse:
Sue Henderson

child:
Sarah Cantrell Cowen

child:
Susan Carol Cowen

child:
Robert H. Cowen