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Richard Parke Brown, American corporation executive.


Brown, Richard Parke was born on February 25, 1912 in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Son of John Wesley and Golda Leona (Dodds) Brown.


Bachelor of Arts, Washburn College, 1934. Bachelor of Divinity, Colgate-Rochester Division School, 1938. Master of Arts, Cornell, 1939.


Director personnel relations Mesta Machine Company, 1946-1951, director industrial relations, 1954-1963, vice president finance, 1963-1968, executive vice president, 1968-1975, also director. Vice-president, director O. Hommel Company, Asko Industries, Inc. Director Chester Engineers, Inc., Forsyth Engineering and Machine Corporation Advisory member Pan-American International Monetary Fund.

Director Community Fund, Pittsburgh.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Development of Public Sentiment Against Child Labor, 1910-1935. The Development of Industrial Democracy, 1900-1940. The Human Factor in Industry.

      Articles in field.


Member Pan-American International Monetary Fund. Director Community Fund, Pittsburgh. Fellow Society Advancement Management (director, past president Pittsburgh).

Member American Management Association, Pittsburgh Personnel Association (director), past president), Pennsylvania Association for Blind, Psychological Services Pittsburgh (president, director), Foreign Policy Association, Industrial Relations Research Association, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: University, Cornell, Duquesne (Pittsburgh).


Married Marcie Geraldine Williams, August 20, 1932. Children: Barbara Christine (Mistress Jack McFarland), Suzanne Louise (Mistress Henry).

John Wesley Brown

Golda Leona (Dodds) Brown

Marcie Geraldine Williams

Barbara Christine Brown (Mistress Jack McFarland)

Suzanne Louise Brown (Mistress Henry)