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Lighting manufacturing company executive

Thomas Marshall Brownlee, American Lighting manufacturing company executive.


Brownlee, Thomas Marshall was born on October 11, 1926 in Omaha. Son of John Templeton and Reed (Marshall) Brownlee.


Bachelor of Business Administration, University Nebraska, 1950.


Assistant manager, Daytona Beach (Florida) Chamber of Commerce, 1950;assistant manager, Tampa (Florida) Chamber of Commerce, 1952-1953;executive manager, Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, 1953-1958;executive vice president, Greater Columbia (South Carolina.) Chamber of Commerce, 1959-1963;executive vice president, Winston-Salem (North Carolina) Chamber of Commerce, 1963-1964;executive vice president, Orlando Area (Florida) Chamber of Commerce, 1964-1978;chairman, Brownlee Lighting Company, Orlando, since 1978. Member energy policy committee Orange County (Florida) Schools. Member Florida Energy Action Committee.

Member energy committee National League Cities.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board directors Loch Haven Art Museum. Board directors Chamber Institute, University Georgia. Member Orlando City Council.

President Christian Service Centers Daily Bread. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. As 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1951-1952.

Member Florida Energy Management Association (president), Illuminating Engineering Society (president Central Florida chapter, board directors, president international society 1996), American Chamber of Commerce Executives Association (honorary, president 1966), South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Executives Association, Florida Chamber of C. Executives Association (president 1971), Better Business Bureau Central Florida (chairman), Knights Temple, Scottish-American Society Central Florida (board directors), Orlando Scottish Games (executive council), St. Andrews Society Central Florida (president), Council Scottish Clans and Association, Scottish Coalition (chairman), Caledonian Foundation (director), Country Club Orlando, University Club, Tiger Bay Club (president), Clan Hamilton Society (Florida commissioner), Rotary, Phi Delta Theta.


Children: Linda Sue, Thomas John, Curtis Marshall, Reed Ann. Married Lenora A. Hollingsworth, March 31, 1994.

John Templeton Brownlee

Reed (Marshall) Brownlee

Lenora A. Hollingsworth

Linda Sue Brownlee

Thomas John Brownlee

Curtis Marshall Brownlee

Reed Ann Brownlee