logo logo

Jeffrey Douglas Brown

Jeffrey Douglas Brown, American historic preservation administrator. Federal professor certified in prehistoric archaeology and history. Recipient Outstanding Achievement awards Ohio Association History Societies and Museums, 1996; grantee Kent State University, 1975, Ohio Archaeol. Council, 1985.


  • Brown, Jeffrey Douglas was born on August 14, 1951 in Sandusky, Ohio, United States. Son of Carl Frank Junior and Marion Elizabeth (Butts) Brown.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio, 1973. Master of Arts, Kent State University, 1979.


    • Management trainee, credit analyst Harter Bank & Trust Company, Canton, Ohio, 1973-1974. Preservation officer Kent State University, New Philadelphia, 1976-1981. Consultant Kent State.

      U./United States Army Corps of Engineers, 1981-1982. Regional coordinator Ohio Historic Preservation Office, Columbus, since 1982. Consultant in field, 1978-1982.

    Major achievements

    • Federal professor certified in prehistoric archaeology and history.



    Trustee Wm. McKinley Mental Health Society, Massillon, Ohio, 1989-1994, Stark Preservation Alliance, Canton, 1983-1989, 91-93, Canton Palace Theatre Association, 1985-1987, Dennison (Ohio) R.R. Depot Museum, 1993-1995. Chairman administrative board Bolivar (Ohio) United Methodist Church, 1992. Member Society for History Archaeology, Ohio Archaeol.

    Council (various committees and ad hoc committees, certified principal investigator), National Trust for Historic Preservation, Nature Conservancy, Great Lakes History Society, Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology, American Farmland Trust, Railway and Locomotive History Society, Lake Erie Islands History Society.



    Collecing railroad china and great lakes ship memorabilia.


    • Married Susan Lynn Douglas, June 16, 1973. Children: Laura Elizabeth, Craig David.
    See on larger map
    Born August 14, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1973
      Muskingum College
    • 1979
      Kent State University
    • 1973 - 1974
      Management, Harter Bank & Trust Company
      Canton, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1973 - 1974
      credit analyst, Harter Bank & Trust Company
      Canton, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1976 - 1981
      preservation officer, Kent State University
      New Philadelphia, Ohio, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      consultant, Kent State. U./United States Army C.E.
    • 1982
      regional coordinator, Ohio Historic Preservation Office
      Columbus, Ohio, United States