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William C. Owens Jr.

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William C. Owens Jr.
Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives
from the 1st district
In office
January 1, 1995 – January 1, 2013
Preceded byVernon Grant James
Succeeded byBob Steinburg
Personal details
Born (1947-04-02) April 2, 1947 (age 77)
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Political partyDemocratic
Residence(s)Elizabeth City, North Carolina

William Clarence Owens Jr. (born April 2, 1947)[1] was a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's first House district, including constituents in Camden, Currituck, Pasquotank and Tyrrell counties. A businessman from Elizabeth City, North Carolina, Owens is serving in his ninth term in the state House (2011–2012 session).[2]

Recent electoral history[edit]

North Carolina House District 1 General Election 2010[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic W. C. (Bill) Owens Jr. 11,538 52.75
Republican John J. Woodard Jr. 10,336 47.25
Majority 1202 5.50%
Total votes 21,874 100.00


  1. ^ Freedom Speaks Official Profile, accessed 2009-11-05
  2. ^ NC General Assembly bio page, access date 2009-11-05
  3. ^ "NC General Election Results 2010". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 5 September 2011.

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North Carolina House of Representatives
Preceded by
Vernon Grant James
Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives
from the 1st district

Succeeded by