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Owen, Robert, 1771-1858


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    • Oʹen, Robert, 1771-1858
    • Oven, Robert, 1771-1858
    • Ouėn, Robert, 1771-1858
    • Ou-wen, 1771-1858
    • Ou-wen, Lo-po-tʻe, 1771-1858
    • One of His Majesty's justices of peace for the county of Lanark, 1771-1858
    • אואן, רוברט, 1771-1858
    • אוען, ראבערט, 1771-1858
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1771-05-14
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1858-11-17
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Newtown (Powys, Wales)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Newtown (Powys, Wales)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New Lanark (Scotland)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New Harmony (Ind.)
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Manufacturing industries--Employees--Legal status, laws, etc.
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    • Sources

      • found: Ting, P. Sheng-hsi-men, Fu-li-yeh ho Ou-wen, 1986:t.p. (Ou-wen) p. 121 (Lo-po-tʻe Ou-wen; 1771-1858)
      • found: His A new view of society, or, Essays on the principle of the formation ... 1813:t.p. (one of His Majesty's justices of peace for the county of Lanark)
      • found: Halkett & Laing(One of His Majesty's justices of peace ..., Robert Owen)
      • found: DNB(Owen, Robert; socialist, educator, reformer; manager Lanark Cotton Mills in England; came to U.S. to found colony of New Harmony, Indiana; when colony failed returned to England; b. North Wales 5/14/1771; d. 11/17/1858)
      • found: Wikipedia, 3 October 2019(Robert Owen; born 14 May 1771 in Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales, died 17 November 1858 in Newtown; Welsh textile manufacturer, philanthropic social reformer, and one of the founders of utopian socialism and the cooperative movement. Owen is best known for his efforts to improve the working conditions of his factory workers and his promotion of experimental socialistic communities) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Owen
      • found: Gaskell, E. Mary Barton, 2000:footnote, page 471 (Robert Owen (1771-1858) was a socialist mill owner who believed that a better work environment would improve the character and productivity of his employees. At his cotton mill in New Lanark, Scotland, wages were higher and hours shorter, young children were sent to school instead of to work, and housing for employees was superior to the standards of the times. The mill operated at a profit)
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      • 1980-04-04: new
      • 2019-10-05: revised
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