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|History of Owen Elementary and Claud O. Owen|
The school was named in memory of Claud O. Owen who came to Trenton around 1910 to manage a branch of the Dorrance and son Pharmacy, a Wyandotte firm.
He was active in the Trenton Methodist Church and served on the church board for some time.
Mr. Owen was a pharmacist in the area for many years and was most helpful to young people starting out in his profession both financially and for employment.
He served on the Trenton School Board from 1921 to 1933 and was President of the Board in 1933.
- Trenton History "Brown Book"