Blumenthal Statement on Former State Senator, Judge Howard Owens Jr.

(Hartford, CT)—Today, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) released a statement on the passing of former state Senator and Judge Howard Owens Jr. of Bridgeport.

“Howard Owens gave of himself endlessly and joyously— as a legislator, judge, and friend. Without pretense or presumption, he gave boundless insight, wit, and wisdom in the halls of the Capitol and courthouse. He gave deep loyalty and caring to his friends and family. And he gave unshakable commitment and contribution to the rule of law— a legacy to the state and nation he loved.”