THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF PARAPSYCHOLOGY
ALAN ROBERT GEORGE OWEN
University lecturer. B. July 4, 1919, Bristol, England. B.A., 1940, M.A., 1945, Ph.D., 1948, Cambridge University. M. 1952, Iris May Pepper: 1 s. Research fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge, 1948-52; university lecturer in genetics, Cambridge, 1950 to present; fellow and lecturer in mathematics, Trinity College, 1962 to present. Member: Genetical Society, Society for Psychical Research, Biometric Society (treasure, British Region, 1949-58).
Dr. Owen, author of scientific papers in the Proceedings of the Royal Scoiety, Nature, Heredity, Biometrika and Sanhkya, is interested in telepathy and poltergeists. His investigations have included an eliminative card-guessing test of forty percipients in a total of 11,000 trials, and a study of poltergeists cases in collaboration with Trevor H. Hall (q.v.). Residence: 4 Luard Close, Cambridge, England.
Taken from Helene Pleasants (1964) Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology with Directory and Glossary 1946-1996 NY: Garrett Publications