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army officer

Thoburn Kaye Brown, American army officer. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Mexican Campaign World War I, European Theatre Medal with 1 battle star, American Theatre and Defense Medals, Commander British Empire, Legion of Honor. Croix de Guerre with palm (France), Order of Southern Cross (Brazil), Grand Cross Order of the Crown (Italy). Member Phi Gamma Delta.


Brown, Thoburn Kaye was born on October 26, 1888 in Clyde, North Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas Wilson and Eliza Matilda (Haun) Brown.


Student of University of Tennessee, 1906-1908. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1913. Graduate Cavalry School, 1923.

Distinguished graduated from Command and General staff schedul, 1924. Graduated from Army War College, 1933.


Commissioned Second lieutenant, Cavalry United States Army, 1913, and advanced through grades and retired brigadier general, October 31, 1948. Instructor United States Army Schools, 1924-1938.


Member Phi Gamma Delta. Clubs: Army and Navy Country (Washington District of Columbia), El Rio Golf and Country (Tucson, Airz.).


Married Frances Scratchley, October 27, 1917. Children: George Scratchley (United States Army), Thomas Wilson (United States Army).

Thomas Wilson Brown

Eliza Matilda (Haun) Brown

Frances Scratchley

George Scratchley Brown (United States Army)

Thomas Wilson Brown (United States Army)