Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

George William Brown (1812-1890)
MSA SC 3520-2830

Biographical profile:

Born:  October 13,1812, Baltimore City1
Died:  September 6, 1890 in Minnewauska, New York2
Education:  Rutgers College, New Jersey3
Marriage:  October 28, 1839 to Clara Maria Brune4
Children:  Arthur George Brown, Frederick J. Brown, Ellen S. Brown, Mary L. Brown (Hartwell)5
                    Private law practice with Frederick W. Brune, 1839-
                    Founder and president, Baltimore Bar Library, 1885
                    Member of the first Board of Trustees of the Peabody Institute
                    One of the founders of the Maryland Historical Society
                    Regent, University of Maryland
                    Visitor, St. John's College, Annapolis
                    Trustee of Johns Hopkins University of Maryland
                    President, Athendeum club
                    Compiler, first digest of decisions of the court of Appeals of Maryland.
                    Chief Judge of the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 18726
Maryland Politics:
                    Mayor of Baltimore, 1860-61
                    Representative from Baltimore City to the 1867 Maryland Constitutional Convention
                    Chief Judge of the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 1872-7

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