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David Owen Biography – David Owen Wiki
David Owen is a Republican candidate running to represent the 57th District in the Virginia House of Delegates. He is running against Democrat Susanna Gibson, a nurse practitioner and public health expert.
Born and raised in Henrico County, David attended Tucker High School, before graduating from the University of Virginia with a B.S. in Civil Engineering.
After college, he landed a job as a construction engineer with Texaco USA. This job briefly took him to Virginia Beach. A general contractor by trade, David got his start working on the commercial and industrial side of construction. He switched to residential construction and home building after he and his family moved back to Richmond.
David was part-owner of Boone Homes for the last 20 years. He and his partners sold the company five years ago, and David stopped working full-time last year so he could devote his time giving back to the Commonwealth that has given so much to him.
For the last 20 years, David has been actively involved in the Richmond Home Building Association and the Home Building Association of Virginia, including serving as the Legislative Chairman, PAC Chair, Treasurer, and as President in 2021.
David Owen Wife
David Owen is married to Ellen. They met in Virginia Beach while he worked as a construction engineer with Texaco USA. They have been married for 33 years. He and his wife Ellen raised their son in Richmond, Virginia.
David Owen Family
David Owen comes from a long line of proud Virginians. His parents were Virginians. Their parents were Virginians. He is the son of Christine and Bill. David’s greatest role models were his parents. He credits Christine, a stay-at-home mom, for teaching him right from wrong, how to do things the right way, and how to be a professional young man. He credits his dad for instilling in him a strong work ethic and teaching him how to treat others.
His father Bill worked with the Highway Department (VDOT) for 40 years. After leaving VDOT, he worked at his “retired job” at the General Assembly for another 25 years. He started working at eight years old, and he clerked his last General Assembly committee meeting when he was 91.
David Owen Endorsements
David Owen is endorsed by law enforcement, current and former Virginia Delegates, Virginia State Senators, and many other Virginia leaders. According to his campaign website, David is endorsed by former U.S. Congressman Eric Cantor, John O’Bannon, Walter Stosch, GayDonna Vandergriff, Attorney General Jason S. Miyares, Charlie Vaughters, Eddie Whitlock, Bob & Kathi Witte, Amanda Adams, Jim Agnew, Sarah Bice, David Botkins, Delegate Buddy Fowler, Chris Holmes, and other Community Leaders.
David Owen Political Party
David is a member of the Republican Party.