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Dee Alexander Brown (Dorris Alexander "Dee" Brown)

Background

  • Born in Alberta, Louisiana, a sawmill town, Brown grew up in Ouachita County, Arkansas, which experienced an oil boom when he was thirteen.In the middle of the Great Depression, he set out for George Washington University in Washington, D.C. for graduate study.

    He married Sally Stroud

  • Education

    • Brown's mother later relocated to Little Rock so he and his brother and

      two sisters could attend a better high school.

      In the middle of the Great Depression, he set out for George Washington University in Washington, D.C. for graduate study.

    Career

    • Brown worked part-time for J. Willard Marriott, took classes.Eventually he found a full-time position and became a librarian for the U.S. Department of Agriculture from 1934 to 1942. Brown's first novel was a satire of New Deal bureaucracy, but it was not published due to the bombing of Pearl Harbor.From 1948 to 1972, he was an agriculture librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he had gained a master's degree in library.

    Works

    • Tales of the Warrior Ants
    • Wave High The Banner
    • Yellowhorse
    • Cavalry Scout

    Membership

    • Authors Guild , the United States of America

    • Society American Historians , the United States of America

    • Western Writers American , the United States of America

    • Beta Phi Mu. , the United States of America

    Personality

    Interests

    Writers: Sherwood Anderson,John Dos

    Passos, and later William,Faulkner,Joseph Conrad

    Connections

    Dee Alexander Brown
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    Born February 29, 1908
    Died December 12, 2002
    (aged 94)
    Nationality
    • 1934 - 1937
      George Washington University
    • 1934 - 1942
      Librarian Department Agriculture
      Washington, United States
    • 1945 - 1948
      Librarian Department Agriculture
      Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, United States
    • 1948 - 1951
      University Illinois
    • 1948 - 1972
      agricultural librarian University Illinois at Urbana
      the United States of America
    • 1972
      professor, agricultural librarian University Illinois at Urbana
      the United States of America

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