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County official , Insurance agent

Virgil Ennis Brown, American county official, insurance agent. Recipient Certified National Recognition award, Housing and Urban Development, 1983, Recognition award, County Citizens Association Black Social Workers, Cleveland, 1983, Outstanding Merit County Leadership award, Cuyahoga Community College, 1982, Citations awards, Kiwanis, Rotary, Cleveland. Member of Indiana Insurance Agents, Mason.


Brown, Virgil Ennis was born on August 12, 1920 in Louisville. Son of George Ennis and Sarah (Neighbors) Brown.


Student, Cleveland State University, 1947—1949.


Supervisor Wolf Envelope Company, Cleveland, 1942—1959. Owner, operator Firestone Tire Franchise, 1959—1961. Owner, principal Virgil E. Brown Insurance Agency, since 1961.

Councilman, 1967—1972. Director Board Elections, Cuyahoga County, 1972—1979, county commissioner, since 1979. Member advisory board St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, Washington, since 1984.

Director National Association Counties, since 1979. County commissioner Association Ohio, since 1979. With Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency, Cleveland, since 1979.

Vice chairman, member executive committee Cuyahoga County Republican Organization, Cleveland. Public service sector chairman United Way Campaign, Cleveland, 1983—1984. Board directors Rose-Mary Home Crippled Children, Cleveland, since 1975.


Member of Indiana Insurance Agents, Mason.


Married Lurtissia D. Spencer Brown. Children: Veretta Brown Garrison, Virgil E.

George Ennis Brown

Sarah (Neighbors) Brown

Lurtissia D. Spencer Brown

Veretta Brown Garrison Brown

Virgil E. Brown