Brown, Louise, 1978-

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Lieutenant Colonel Melvin C. Brown served at the Supreme Headquarters of the Allied Expeditionary Forces during the final two years of World War II. Prior to his departure for Europe in September 1943, he was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. His wife Louise and their two sons, Bruce and Buster (b. 1943), lived in Lampasas, Texas, while he was in Europe.

From the guide to the Melvin Brown letters, Brown, Melvin letters, 1944-1945, (William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan)

Little is known of the Louise Brown family; it is unclear when and to whom she was born and when she married. Brown resided at 816 New Jersey, Lawrence, Kansas for at least five years. By 1917, a son, William C., and his wife, Bertha, were proprietors of the Lawrence Pantatorium, a dry cleaning business at 12 West 9th Street.

From the guide to the Louise Brown Family papers, 1874, 1889-1917, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection)

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creatorOf Louise Brown Family papers, 1874, 1889-1917 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kanas Collection
creatorOf Melvin Brown letters 1944-1945 Brown, Melvin letters William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Jacob Druckman collection of noncommercial sound recordings [sound recording] The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
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associatedWith Prudential Insurance Company of America. corporateBody
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Paris (France)
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Birth 1978-07-25



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