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Shepherd Spencer Brown, American diversified company executive.


Brown, Shepherd Spencer was born on December 29, 1920 in Meridian, Mississippi, United States. Son of Stanton and Maria (Neville) Brown.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Baylor University, 1943.


Chairman & Chief Executive Officer National Diversified Company, Waco, Texas, since 1948. President SSB Investment Company, since 1964. Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Superior Technology Mark, Inc., Dallas, since 1967, First National Bank of Temple, Temple, since 1970, First Waco Bank, ExTraCo Bankshares Inc., since 1980.

Vice president National Diversified Properties Company, since 1981, Ballinger Compress Company, since 1981. Board directors First National Bank of Temple-South. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1942-1946.


President United Fund, Waco, 1970—1971, chairman budget committee, 1962. General chairman Providence Hospital Capital Fund, 1965. Vice president Dad's Association University Texas, Austin, 1973—1985.

Executive vice president Farmers Compress Company, since 1962. President Margaret Central Bank and S. Spencer N. Brown Foundations, Inc., since 1957. Member advisory board Railroad Museum, Temple, 1976—1982.

Member executive committee board trustees Kings Daughters Hospital, since 1970. Trustee Vanguard School, 1977—1979, chairman, 1979. Senior warden Episcopalian Church, 1953.

Board dirs GH Page Foundation, since 1956, Earle-Harrison House, since 1970. Member of Waco Chamber of Commerce, Baylor Business Alumni Association (board directors 1964-1967), Hedonia Club (president 1951-1952), Rotary 1970-1971.


Married Margaret Cannon Boyce, March 31, 1951. Children: S. Spencer Junior, Margaret Brown Lewis, M. Stanton, S. Boyce.

Stanton Brown

Maria (Neville) Brown

Margaret Cannon Boyce

S. Spencer Junior Brown

Margaret Brown Lewis Brown

M. Stanton Brown

S. Boyce Brown