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Robert Dale Owen (1801–1877)

Owen, Robert Dale. An American politician, diplomatist, and miscellaneous writer, son of Robert; born in Glasgow, Scotland, Nov. 6, 1801; died at Lake George, NY, June 17, 1877. He was educated in Switzerland; removed to the United States in 1823; was Representative to Congress from Indiana (1843–47); and minister to Naples (1855–58). During the Civil War he was a prominent advocate of negro emancipation. Among his works are: ‘Moral Physiology’ (1831); ‘Footfalls on the Boundary of Another World’ (1860); ‘Beyond the Breakers’ (1870), a novel; ‘Threading My Way’ (1874).