Carl Owen (ca. 1890 - May, 1975) was an illusion builder for more then sixty years. He began working at Thayer in 1914 and bought the manufacturing part of the business in 1933 with his brother Emmett.
The business, Owen Brothers, continued until the 1960s, when it was bought by Les Smith who continued it on as "Owen Magic Supreme".
He was honored by the Society of American Magicians who made him a member of the "Hall of Fame".