Sir Langer Meade Loftus Owen
OWEN, Sir WILLIAM (1834-1912) and Sir LANGER MEADE LOFTUS (1862-1935), judges, were father and son. William was born on 4 November 1834 at Marlfield, Gorey, Wexford, Ireland, fourth son of Colonel Robert Owen, 72nd Highlanders, and his wife Charlotte, née McCarthy. He was educated at Cheltenham College, Gloucestershire, England, in 1848-52 and at Trinity College, Dublin (B.A., 1857), where he won a silver medal for ethics and logics, and a prize for English verse. After eight terms at Lincoln's Inn, London, in 1859 he was called to the Irish Bar from King's Inns. In Dublin on 6 March 1860 he married Elizabeth Charlotte, daughter of Dr Langer Carey. They migrated to Sydney and he was admitted to the colonial Bar on 7 September that year.
Although Owen developed a comprehensive grasp of the law in all its branches, he became eminent in Equity. He was a commissioner ...Read more at the source website