Arthur Lewis Brown was a United States federal judge.
Brown, Arthur Lewis was born on November 28, 1854 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Samuel Welch and Mary Elizabeth (Thurber) Brown.
Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1876, honorary Master of Arts, 1894, Doctor of Laws, 1907. Bachelor of Laws, Boston University, 1878. Admitted to bar, 1878.
Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Brown received an A.B. from Brown University in 1876 and an LL.B. from Boston University School of Law in 1878. He was in private practice in Providence, Rhode Island from 1878 to 1895. On October 15, 1896, Brown received a recess appointment from Grover Cleveland to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island vacated by George M. Carpenter.
Formally nominated on December 8, 1896, Brown was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 15, 1896, and received his commission the same day. Brown served in that capacity until his retirement, on June 30, 1927. He died in Providence, Rhode Island.