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historic preservation administrator

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.


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, Ohio., 1976-1981;consultant, Kent State. U./United States Army Corps of Engineers, New Philadelphia, 1981-1982;regional coordinator, Ohio Historic Preservation Office, Columbus, since 1982. Consultant in field, 1978-1982.


  • 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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecing railroad china and Great Lakes ship memorabilia.


Married Susan Lynn Douglas, June 16, 1973. Children: Laura Elizabeth, Craig David.

Carl Frank Brown Junior

Marion Elizabeth (Butts) Brown

Susan Lynn Douglas

Laura Elizabeth Brown

Craig David Brown