John Brown, Chicago. Has built 21 towns (suburbs of Chicago) and 10,000 houses, and sold over 40,000 lots. United States court, 1902, sustained his contention that Edmond Rostand’s play, Cyrano de Bergerac, was plagiarized from his comedy, Merchant Prince of Cornville. Commander Illinois Commandery Military Order Foreign Wars and historian-general National Commandery same.
Vice president-general S.A.R. Deputy-governor Society Colonial Wars of the United States. One of Governors Chicago Art.
Institute; president Western Society Army of the Potomac. President Holland Society of Chicago. Director Chicago Relief and Aid Society.