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William G. Brown

congressman

William G. Brown, American congressman. member 62d and 63d Congresses (1911-1915), 2d West Virginia District.

Background

Brown, William G. was born on April 7, 1856 in Kingwood, Virginia (now West Virginia). Son of Honorary William G. and Margaret P. Brown.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, West Virginia University, 1877, later A.M.

Career

In law practice at Kingwood. Also interested in banking and extensively in farming and raising thoroughbred stock. Active in Democratic politics many years.

Democratic nominee for Congress, 1896, for presidential elector, 1908. Member 62d and 63d Congresses (1911-1915), 2d West Virginia District Home: Kingwood, West Virginia.

Membership

Member 62d and 63d Congresses (1911-1915), 2d West Virginia District.

Connections

Married Jessie Thomas, 1883 (died 1886). Married second, Flora B. Martin, 1902 (died 1912).

father:
Honorary William G.

mother:
Margaret P. Brown

spouses:
Jessie Thomas

Flora B. Martin