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railroad freight traffic company executive

John Franklin Brown, American railroad freight traffic company executive retired. Named Man of Year, Transportation Old Timer, Transportation Club of Dallas, 1982. Member Dallas County Heritage Society, Irving Heritage Society, Interstate Commerce Commission; Member Practitioner Association, National Defense Transportation Association.

Background

Brown, John Franklin was born on February 27, 1912 in Irving, Texas, United States. Son of Otis and Olive Arnetta (Barcus) Brown.

Education

Graduate, Texas Commerce Law School, 1953.

Career

Assistant chairman, Texas-Louisiana Freight Bureau, Dallas, 1941-1942;tariff publication officer, Texas-Louisiana Freight Bureau, Dallas, 1943-1947;chairman, Texas-Louisiana Freight Bureau, Dallas, 1948-1953;regional Chairman, Western R.R. Association, Dallas, 1954-1972.

Membership

Member Dallas County Heritage Society, Irving Heritage Society, Interstate Commerce Commission. Member Practitioner Association, National Defense Transportation Association.

Connections

Married Dorothy Beverley Blankenship, October 28, 1935 (deceased January 1955). Children: John Michael, Charlotte Elizabeth. Married Mary Louise Carroll, May 29, 1959.

father:
Otis Brown

mother:
Olive Arnetta (Barcus) Brown

spouse:
Dorothy Beverley Blankenship

spouse:
Mary Louise Carroll

child:
John Michael Brown

child:
Charlotte Elizabeth Brown