Rep. Burgess Owens (R-Utah-4)

Rep. Owens's background

Clarence Burgess Owens is an American politician, nonprofit executive and former professional football player serving as the U.S. representative for Utah's 4th congressional district since 2021. He played safety for 10 seasons for the New York Jets and the Oakland Raiders, winning a championship with the Raiders in Super Bowl XV in 1980. Since leaving the NFL, Owens has founded several businesses and is the CEO of a nonprofit dedicated to helping troubled and incarcerated youth. A Republican, Owens defeated incumbent Democrat Ben McAdams in the 2020 election. Owens, along with Byron Donalds, is one of two black Republicans in the House of Representatives.

Bioguide Member ID
1039 Longworth House Office Building
Washington DC 20515-4404
Next election 2022
Votes with party 97.17%
Missed votes 0.44%
Aug 2, 1951 (70 yrs)

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