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 Owen Hendricks Page Jr.

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Owen Hendricks Page Jr.

Birth
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Death
8 Jan 1999 (aged 83)
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Burial
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Plot
Section 11 - Row I - Lot 13 - Space 5,6
Memorial ID
89602966 View Source

Owen H. Page Jr.

Owen Hendricks Page Jr., 83, died Jan. 8 at Hospice Savannah.

He was born in Jacksonville, Fla. and moved to Rocky Mount, N.C. in 1931. He was a graduate of Riverside Military Academy in 1933, University of North Carolina in 1937 and the University of North Carolina Law School in 1939. He passed the Georgia bar exam in September, 1939 and began practice, which was interrupted in June 1941 by the military draft. Upon commission as Second Lieutenant, he was assigned to the 4th Armored Division. He was promoted to First Lieutenant, then to Captain and assigned as Company Commander of Company "A," 18th Armored Infantry Battalion. He commanded this company in France, Germany and Czechoslovakia, receiving combat infantry badge and campaign ribbons and star. He participated in the liberation of Pisen, Czechoslovakia. He subsequently was assigned to the 5th Tank Battalion, 4th Armored Division as a plans and operations officer.

He resumed practice in January 1946. He was elected to two terms in the Georgia House of Representatives and one term in the Georgia Senate.

In 1962, he was elected president of the Savannah Chamber of Commerce and was chosen president of the Savannah Bar Association in 1972. A member of the St. Andrew's Society since 1960, he was president from 1977-79. In December 1968 he argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. He was chancellor of St. John's Church from 1965-1995 and a member of the Cotillion Club and the Oglethorpe Club.

SURVIVORS: his wife, Delores Tuttle Page of Savannah; three sons, Owen Hendricks Page III of Atlanta, Parker Vance Page of Oakland, Calif., and Lee Burton Page of Wilmington, Del.; two grandchildren, Larkin Page Jacobs of Oakland and Kevin Walker Page of Wilmington; three daughters and a son by marriage, Karen D. Ball and Lisa D. Aaron and Henry W. Dotson Jr., all of Savannah, and Terri D. Beck of Atlanta; and nine grandchildren by marriage.

VISITATION: 6-8 p.m. today at Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors Hodgson Chapel.

FUNERAL: 11 a.m. Monday at St. John's Episcopal Church. Burial in Greenwich Section of Bonaventure Cemetery.

REMEMBRANCES: St. John's Episcopal Church, 1 W. Macon St., Savannah, GA 31401, or Hospice Savannah Inc., 1352 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah, GA 31406.
Savannah News, Sunday, January 10, 1999

Owen H. Page Jr.

Owen Hendricks Page Jr., 83, died Jan. 8 at Hospice Savannah.

He was born in Jacksonville, Fla. and moved to Rocky Mount, N.C. in 1931. He was a graduate of Riverside Military Academy in 1933, University of North Carolina in 1937 and the University of North Carolina Law School in 1939. He passed the Georgia bar exam in September, 1939 and began practice, which was interrupted in June 1941 by the military draft. Upon commission as Second Lieutenant, he was assigned to the 4th Armored Division. He was promoted to First Lieutenant, then to Captain and assigned as Company Commander of Company "A," 18th Armored Infantry Battalion. He commanded this company in France, Germany and Czechoslovakia, receiving combat infantry badge and campaign ribbons and star. He participated in the liberation of Pisen, Czechoslovakia. He subsequently was assigned to the 5th Tank Battalion, 4th Armored Division as a plans and operations officer.

He resumed practice in January 1946. He was elected to two terms in the Georgia House of Representatives and one term in the Georgia Senate.

In 1962, he was elected president of the Savannah Chamber of Commerce and was chosen president of the Savannah Bar Association in 1972. A member of the St. Andrew's Society since 1960, he was president from 1977-79. In December 1968 he argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. He was chancellor of St. John's Church from 1965-1995 and a member of the Cotillion Club and the Oglethorpe Club.

SURVIVORS: his wife, Delores Tuttle Page of Savannah; three sons, Owen Hendricks Page III of Atlanta, Parker Vance Page of Oakland, Calif., and Lee Burton Page of Wilmington, Del.; two grandchildren, Larkin Page Jacobs of Oakland and Kevin Walker Page of Wilmington; three daughters and a son by marriage, Karen D. Ball and Lisa D. Aaron and Henry W. Dotson Jr., all of Savannah, and Terri D. Beck of Atlanta; and nine grandchildren by marriage.

VISITATION: 6-8 p.m. today at Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors Hodgson Chapel.

FUNERAL: 11 a.m. Monday at St. John's Episcopal Church. Burial in Greenwich Section of Bonaventure Cemetery.

REMEMBRANCES: St. John's Episcopal Church, 1 W. Macon St., Savannah, GA 31401, or Hospice Savannah Inc., 1352 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah, GA 31406.
Savannah News, Sunday, January 10, 1999


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