Joseph Paul Owens

b. 2 August 1895, d. 7 January 1955
  • Joseph Paul Owens was born on 2 August 1895 in Plymouth, Chenango County, New York.
  • He married Sarah Blanche Aldrich, daughter of Porter Harris Aldrich.
  • Joseph Paul Owens died on 7 January 1955 at age 59 in Norwich, Chenango County, New York, at Chenango Memorial Hospital.
  • His wife Sarah Blanche Aldrich became a widow at his death.
  • He was interred at Southside Cemetery, Plymouth, Chenango County, New York.
  • The following appeared on 8 January 1955 in the Binghamton Press: (Norwich) J. Paul Owens, 59, supervisor of the Town of Plymouth, died yesterday in the Chenango Memorial Hospital here.
         Mr. Owens had been ill for several months and had been unable to attend the recent annual sessions of the board of Supervisors.
         He was born Aug. 2, 1895, in Plymouth, the son of John and Mary Tinker Owens and had spent most of his lifetime in Plymouth.
         He was a veteran of World War 1. Mr. Owens had been supervisor of this town for the last seven years, and prior to that had been town clerk for eight years.
         Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Blanche Aldrich Owens; three sons, John J., Paul Jr., and David Owens, all of Plymouth; two daughters, Mrs. Roland English of Baltimore, Md., and Mrs. Gerald Davis of Mount Upton; four grandchildren; a brother, Frank Owens of Oxford; four sisters, Mrs. Oscar Randt of Smyrna, Mrs. Homer Browning of Oxford, Mrs. William Marks of Brisben, and Mrs. Leon Storrs af Plymouth, and several nieces and nephews.
         Funeral and committal services will be at the Breese Funeral Home at 2 p. m. Monday. The Rev. Thomas G. Swales, pastor of the Broad Street Methodist Church, will officiate. The body will be placed in the Mt. Hope Cemetery vault [sic].
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2015

Family: Sarah Blanche Aldrich b. 9 March 1899, d. 15 December 1968