Major Owens

 

 

Age: 77

 

Summary: U.S. congressman from Brooklyn, New York who had served 12 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives as a Democrat from 1983 to 2007 and helped to pass the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from renal and heart failure

 

Born: June 28, 1936

 

Died: October 21, 2013

 

Location: New York City, New York