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Warwick Thomas Brown, American naval officer. Decorated Legion of Merit, Gold Star, Bronze Star, Presidential Unit Citation, Presidential Medal of Merit (Nicaragua), 1931. Member Kappa Sigma.; Club: Army-Navy (Washington).


Brown, Warwick Thomas was born on March 15, 1890 in Kansas, United States. Son of Jackson and Alice Janet (Planck) Brown.


Doctor of Medicine Kansas Medical College, 1913. Postgraduate student Tulane University, 1917-1918, University of California, 1935.


Commissioned Lieutenant (junior grade) Medical Corps, United States Navy, 1917, advanced through grades to vice admiral, 1952. Assistant surgeon, 1917. Assistant surgeon 4th Marine Brigade, France, 1918-1919.

Brigade surgeon, Nicaragua, 1930-1932. Commanding officer First Medical Battalion, 1941-1942. Div. surgeon First Marine Division, Guadal Canal, 1942.

Force surgeon Fleet Marine Force, Pacific, 1944-1946. Commanding officer Naval Hospital, Quantico, Virginia, 1946-1949, St. Albans, New York, 1949-1951. District medical officer Fifth Naval District, 1951-1952.

Administrator Central Dispensary and Emergency Hospital, Washington, since 1952. Administrator Washington Hospital Center, since 1956. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine.


Member Kappa Sigma.; Club: Army-Navy (Washington).


Married Mildred Marie Mills, June 2, 1915. Children: Mills, Thomas McGiffin.

Jackson Brown

Alice Janet (Planck) Brown

Mildred Marie Mills

Mills Brown

Thomas McGiffin Brown