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 (ō′ĭnz), James Cleveland Known as "Jesse." 1913-1980.
American track star. He won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Owens, an African American, thwarted Hitler's desire to use the games as evidence of Aryan superiority.

Owens

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(Biography) Jesse, real name John Cleveland Owens. 1913–80, US Black athlete: won four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics (1936)
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Noun1.Owens - United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)Owens - United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)
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Jerry Owens discovered a route to the major leagues that he didn't know existed, one that ended up being rather anticlimactic.
The man in question, Hugh Owens, is a Regina prison guard and Evangelical Protestant.
And now, Califomia-based photographer Bill Owens has earned his own moment in the sun.
Owens did not disclose his corporate affiliation in this article, despite having disclosed his P&G employment in a previous EHP article (Owens and Koeter 2003).
Owens urged members not to post the Ten Commandments, pointing out that the action would spark litigation and distract the schools from their primary mission of education.
For as long as most people can remember, much of California's 110-square-mile Owens Lake has been dry as dust.
The latter gives rise to a substantial chapter on sketches, drafts, and fair copies in which Owens presents a typology for the interpretation of autograph manuscripts.
Beth was a little puzzled, even miffed, that as CFO of Anne Owens, Inc.