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JOHN B. BROWN


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"Republican Leader Dies at Newcastle." The Philadelphia Inquirer [James Elverson] 14 Aug. 1904, 4.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1889-1890 Republican
 Counties   Lawrence

Biography

05/18/1855 - 08/13/1904

BROWN, John B., a Representative from Lawrence County; born, May 18, 1855 in New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa.; roller, iron works; engaged, mercantile business; engaged, real estate business; elected, alderman, New Castle (1883-1888); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1889 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1891 term; elected, mayor, New Castle (1890-1893); elected, select council, New Castle (2 terms); private detective, S.B. Marshall U.S. Detective Agency (1890-1896); postmaster, United States Postal Service, New Castle (1897-1903); died, August 13, 1904 in New Castle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania; interred, Graceland Cemetery, New Castle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.