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Charles Francis Brown, American lawyer. member Court of Appeals, 1889-1892.

Background

Brown, Charles Francis was born on September 12, 1844 in Newburgh, New York, United States. Son of John W. and Eliza (Reeve) Brown.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1866, Doctor of Laws, 1896.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1868. Practiced at Newburgh. County attorney, Orange County, New York, 1875-1877.

County judge, 1878-1882. Justice Supreme Court of New York, 1883-1896. Assigned by governor as member Court of Appeals, 1889-1892.

Presiding judge Appellate Division, 2d Department, 1893-1896. Declined renomination and resumed practice of law in New York, retired.

Membership

Member Court of Appeals, 1889-1892.

Connections

Married Harriet E. Shaffer, June 27, 1876. Children: Florence E., Anna Higginson.

father:
John W. Brown

mother:
Eliza (Reeve) Brown

spouse:
Harriet E. Shaffer

child:
Florence E. Brown

child:
Anna Higginson Brown