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William G. Brown

William G. Brown, American congressman. member 62d and 63d Congresses (1911-1915), 2d West Virginia District.

Background

  • Brown, William G. was born on April 7, 1856 in Kingwood, Virginia (now West Virginia). Son of Honorary William G. and Margaret P. Brown.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, West Virginia University, 1877, later A.M.

    Career

    • In law practice at Kingwood. Also interested in banking and extensively in farming and raising thoroughbred stock. Active in Democratic politics many years.

      Democratic nominee for Congress, 1896, for presidential elector, 1908. Member 62d and 63d Congresses (1911-1915), 2d West Virginia District Home: Kingwood, West Virginia.

    Membership

    Member 62d and 63d Congresses (1911-1915), 2d West Virginia District.

    Connections

    • Married Jessie Thomas, 1883 (died 1886). Married second, Flora B. Martin, 1902 (died 1912).
    • father: Honorary William G.
    • mother: Margaret P. Brown
    • spouses: Jessie Thomas
    • Flora B. Martin
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    Born April 7, 1856
    Died March 9, 1916
    (aged 59)
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