Bennie Wayman Owens

24 August 1914–30 July 1986 (Age 71)
Monroe, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Bennie Wayman

Bennie Wayman Owens was born on 24 August 1914, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States. He died on 30 July 1986, in Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 71.

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Bennie Wayman Owens
1914–1986
Natalie Viola Hartt
1939–2005

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World Events (3)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 12

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: patronymic from Owen , with English patronymic -s.2 Irish: adopted as an Anglicized form by bearers of the Gaelic surname Mac Eoghain ( see McEwen ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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