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educator , microbiologist

Lewis Raymond Brown, American microbiologist, educator. Named Scholar of Year Phi Kappa Phi, 1988.


Brown, Lewis Raymond was born on August 11, 1930 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Robert James and Helen (Cier) Brown.


Student, Tulane University, 1950. Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, 1951. Master of Science, Louisiana State University, 1953.

Doctor of Philosophy, Louisiana State University, 1958.


Assistant branch chief Production Development Laboratory, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, 1953-1955. Instructor Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1955-1958. Consultant private practice, 1958-1961.

Assistant professor microbiology Mississippi State University, 1961-1963, associate professor, 1964-1966, assistant dean, 1971-1973, associate dean, 1973-1989, professor microbiology, 1967—2002, professor emeritus of microbiology and research, since 2002. President Lutri Plate Inc., Starkville, Mississippi, since 1985.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Elementary Microbiology, 1967, The Science of Public Health, 1967. Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.


The Covenant is the means of grace by which the relationship with God is accepted and then sustained. It is therefore not so much about getting in to a relationship with God as it is about staying in it.


The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.


Every member of a Christian Church should be delicate to other people and use appropriate language while communicating with others.


President, vice president Exchange Club, Starkville, 1966. Fellow American Academy Microbiologists. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiologists, American Institute Biological Sciences, American Academy Microbiologists, American Water Resources Association, Society Industrial Microbiologists (Charles Porter award 1990, Wakesman Outstanding Teaching award 1993 Fellow, 1997), Sigma Xi (president chapter 1969, 2003).


Married widowed; children: Donna South, David T., Lewis R. Junior.

Robert James Brown

Helen (Cier) Brown


Donna South Brown

David T. Brown

Lewis R. Junior Brown