JAMES J. OWENS, CAPT, USMC

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

James Owens '38

Date of birth: November 8, 1916

Date of death: September 18, 1942

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1938 Lucky Bag:

Loss

James was lost when the plane he was aboard crashed near Santa Barbara, California, on September 18, 1942. Another Marine Corps Captain also perished; they were searching for a missing plane and two other officers.

He is buried in Minnesota.


Class of 1938

James is one of 69 members of the Class of 1938 in Memorial Hall.