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truck and trailer dealer

John William Brown, American truck and trailer dealer.

Background

Brown, John William was born on January 15, 1922 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of C. Earl and Frances S. (Skinner) Brown.

Education

Student, Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) Junior College, 1942. Student, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg, 1942.

Career

Bookkeeper, parts manager, C. Earl Brown, Inc., Chambersburg, 1945-1965;president, C. Earl Brown, Inc., Chambersburg, York, Pennsylvania, Hagerstown, Maryland., since 1965. Board chairman Pennsylvania Truck Dealers.

Membership

Board chairman Curriculum Vitae section Society Automotive Engineers, Hagerstown, Maryland., 1979-1980. Board directors Chambersburg Area Development Corporation Staff sergeant United States Army, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association, Maryland.

Motor Truck Association (past board directors), Virginia Motor Truck Association, Pennsylvania Farmers Association, Pennsylvania Horticulture Society, Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce (board directors), Rotary, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Elks, American Legion, Marine Corps League, Amvets.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: woodwroking, antique trucks, hunting, gardening.

Connections

Son of (Skinner) B.; married Mildred L. Greenawalt, October 24, 1942. Children: Barbara A., Ronald E.

father:
C. Earl Brown

mother:
Frances S. (Skinner) Brown

spouse:
Mildred L. Greenawalt

child:
Barbara A. Brown

child:
Ronald E. Brown