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Ruth Bryan Owen

Ruth Bryan OwenBorn: 2-Oct-1885
Birthplace: Jacksonville, IL
Died: 26-Jul-1954
Location of death: Copenhagen, Denmark
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated, Ordup Cemetery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congresswoman and Ambassador to Demark

The first woman elected to Congress from the deep south.

Father: William Jennings Bryan
Husband: (div. 1909)
Husband: Reginald Owen (m. 1910)
Husband: Rohde (Danish captain, m. 1936)

    High School: Monticello Seminary, Godfrey, IL
    University: University of Nebraska at Lincoln (two years)
    Administrator: Regent, University of Miami Florida (1925-28)

    US Congressman, Florida 4th (1929-33)
    US Ambassador to Denmark (1933-36)

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