Ernest Stanley Owens was born at Armidale, NSW, in 1916, the son of William J and Juanita Owens. In 1943 at Sydney he married Margaret Clara Brown and had two sons and one daughter. He died suddenly at Killara on 3 June 1983, survived by his wife. A memorial service was held at St Philip’s Anglican Church, Church Hill.
Occupation & interests
E. Stanley Owens was a member of the Australian Institute of Management. From 1948 he was a member of the adjudicating panel of the Institute’s Company Annual Report Award.
Honours & awards
Owens was awarded an OBE in 1970.
Local government service
Ernest Owens was Alderman for Gipps Ward, 27 September 1969 to 20 September 1974. Owens was a member of the Finance Committee from 1969 to 1974 and its Chairman in 1973. He was a member of the Community Services Committee from 1969 to 1974. He was a member of the Civic Reform Association.
City of Sydney Archives: Aldermen’s Files
Society of Australian Genealogists: AGCI index