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Clarence J. Brown, Edit Profile

Congressman , Federal official

Clarence J. Brown,, American former congressman, federal official. Decorated American Defense Medal, Korean Service Medal with 2 Battle Stars; recipient Distinguished Service award, National Energy Resources Organization, 1983. Board member Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum, 1985—1991; Member of Association Former Member of Congress (board directors 1987-1994, president 1992-1993), National Newspaper Association.

Background

Brown,, Clarence J. was born on June 18, 1927 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Clarence J. Senior and Ethel (McKinney) Brown.

Education

Bachelor, Duke University, 1947. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1949.

Career

Edior Blanchester Star-Republican, 1949—1953. Editor & publisher Franklin Chronicle, Ohio, 1953—1957. Editor Urbana Daily Citizen, 1957—1965, publisher, 1959—1967.

President Brown Publishing Company, 1965—1971, chairman board, 1976—2002. Member from Ohio District 7 United States House of Reps, 1965—1983, member government operations committee, member interstate committee, member foreign committee, member joint economic committee. Deputy secretary United States Department Commerce, 1983—1988, acting secretary.

President & Chief Executive Officer United States Capitol Historical Society, 1992—1999. Delaware Republican National Convention, 1968, 72, 76, 84. Member Advisory Committee on Inter-government Relations, 1973—1983.

Member board visitors Harvard University Business School, 1974—1980. Trustee Wilberforce University, 1975. Board directors National Museum Afro-American History & Culture, 1976—1982, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, 1988—1989.

Chairman Clarence J. Brown & Company, 1989. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946, served in, 1950-1952, Korean War.

Membership

Board member Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum, 1985—1991. Member of Association Former Member of Congress (board directors 1987-1994, president 1992-1993), National Newspaper Association.

Connections

Married Joyce Eldridge, June 11, 1955. Children: Elizabeth Ellen (deceased), Clarence J. III, Catherine Helen, Roy Eldridge.

father:
Clarence J. Senior Brown,

mother:
Ethel (McKinney) Brown,

spouse:
Joyce Eldridge

children:
Elizabeth Ellen Brown, (deceased)

Clarence J. III Brown,

Catherine Helen Brown,

Roy Eldridge Brown,