Guy Watson Brown
Son of Samuel and Sarah Frances (Watson) Brown, born in Jefferson Township, Fayette County, March 23, 1884; educated in public and private schools; clerk for Pennsylvania Railroad at 18; bookkeeper, Fayette City National Bank; assistant cashier to cashier in 1912; vice president, 1920; vice president and director of the Marcon Coal Co.; treasurer and director of the Basin Coal Company of Pennsylvania; the Gillespie Coal Co.; and the Fayette Products Co.; director of the Watson Fuel Co., the Fayette Construction Co.; the Fayette City Coal Co.; the Fayette City Water Co.; the Robbins Station Coal Co., Kenneth Coal Co.; First National Bank, Webster, Pa.; president of the Ohio River and Beallsville Coal Co.; treasurer and director of the Basin Coal Co. of West Virginia; secretary and director of the Fayette Investment Co.; and vice president and director of the Fayette City National Bank. Filled U.S. Senator William Crowe’s vacant seat. Councilman and School Director. Married Cora Patterson of Westmoreland County in 1911.
Died, Murray Hill, New York, April 1978.