|Died||17 November 1858 (aged 87)|
Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales
|Occupation||co-operator; social reformer, textile mill co-owner; philanthropic capitalist|
|Spouse(s)||Ann (or Anne) Caroline Dale|
|Children||Jackson Dale (b. 1799)|
Robert Dale (b. 1801)
William (b. 1802)
Ann (or Anne) Caroline (b. 1805)
Jane Dale (b. 1805)
David Dale (b. 1807)
Richard Dale (b. 1809)
Mary (b. 1810)
|Parent(s)||Robert Owen and Anne (Williams) Owen|
Robert Owen (//; 14 May 1771 – 17 November 1858), a Welsh textile businessman, philanthropist and social reformer. He was one founder of utopian socialism and the cooperative movement. He is known for work to improve factory working conditions for his workers.
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- Douglas F. Dowd. "Robert Owen". Encyclopædia Britannica (Online academic ed.). Encyclopædia Britannica Inc. Retrieved 8 September 2017.