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Thomas Marshall Brownlee

Thomas Marshall Brownlee, American manufacturing executive.


  • Brownlee, Thomas Marshall was born on October 11, 1926 in Omaha. Son of John Templeton and Reed (Marshall) Brownlee.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Nebraska, 1950.


    • Assistant manager Daytona Beach (Florida) Chamber of Commerce, 1950, Tampa (Florida) Chamber of Commerce, 1952-1953. Executive manager Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, 1953-1958. Executive vice president Greater Columbia (South Carolina) Chamber of Commerce, 1959-1963, Winston-Salem (North Carolina) Chamber of Commerce, 1963-1964, Orlando Area (Florida) Chamber of Commerce, 1964-1978.

      Chairman Brownlee Lighting Company, Orlando, since 1978. Member energy policy committee Orange County (Florida) Schools. Member Florida Energy Action Committee.

      Member energy committee National League Cities.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Board directors Loch Haven Art Museum. Board directors Chamber Institute, University Georgia. Member Orlando City Council.

    President Christian Service Centers Daily Bread. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. As 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1951-1952.

    Member Florida Energy Management Association (president), Illuminating Engineering Society (president Central Florida chapter, board directors, president international society 1996), American Chamber of Commerce Executives Association (honorary, president 1966), South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Executives Association, Florida Chamber of C. Executives Association (president 1971), Better Business Bureau Central Florida (chairman), Knights Temple, Scottish-American Society Central Florida (board directors), Orlando Scottish Games (executive council), St. Andrews Society Central Florida (president), Council Scottish Clans and Association, Scottish Coalition (chairman), Caledonian Foundation (director), Country Club Orlando, University Club, Tiger Bay Club (president), Clan Hamilton Society (Florida commissioner), Rotary, Phi Delta Theta.


    • Children: Linda Sue, Thomas John, Curtis Marshall, Reed Ann. Married Lenora A. Hollingsworth, March 31, 1994.
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    Born October 11, 1926
    • 1950
      University Nebraska
    • 1950
      Assistant, manager Daytona Beach (Florida) C. of C.
    • 1952 - 1953
      Assistant, manager Daytona Beach (Florida) C. of C.
    • 1959 - 1963
      executive, vice president Greater Columbia (South Carolina) C. of C.
    • 1963 - 1964
      executive, vice president Greater Columbia (South Carolina) C. of C.
    • 1964 - 1978
      executive, vice president Greater Columbia (South Carolina) C. of C.
    • 1978
      chairman, Brownlee Lighting Company
      Orlando, Florida, United States