Brown, Charles C. was born on January 3, 1890 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Orville LeRoy and Sue Dee (Grainger) Brown.
Bachelor of Science, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia, 1910.
Graduate, First Officers Training Camp, Fort Riley, Kansas, commissioned captain, infantry, O.R.C., 1917. Served with 92d (colored) Division, American Expeditionary Force, through World War I. Promoted major, battalion commander 317th Ammunition Train, 1918.
Appointment captain, Quartermaster Corps., United States Army, 1920, transferred to Field Artillery, 1924, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, 1944. Address: Washington, District of Columbia.