Frederick D. Owen (1871 - January 28, 1931) was an American cartographer, engineer, and architect active in Washington D.C. in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Owen was born in Connecticut, Owen was a civilian contractor with the U.S. Bureau of Topographical Engineers. He worked with the First Lady Caroline Harrison (1832 - 1892), wife of President Benjamin Harrison, to plan an ambitious expansion of the White House, but it was never realized. Seven of his maps are located in the Library of Congress. He created the maps that hung in the ‘War Room’ at the White House during the Spanish-American War (‘Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly’, Vol. L, No. 2, 113.). Later, Owen worked for the Washington D.C. Parks department.

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