Brown, Francis Gordon, 1879-1911.

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Francis Gordon Brown: member of the Yale College football team, 1897-1900, captain of the team in 1900; entered the firm of J.P. Morgan and Company, 1900.

From the description of Francis Gordon Brown papers, 1899-1901 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702168983

Francis Gordon Brown: member of the Yale College football team, 1897-1900, captain of the team in 1900; entered the firm of J.P. Morgan and Company, 1900.

Francis Gordon Brown, son of Francis Gordon Brown, a graduate of the Columbia School of Mines in 1867, and of Julia Noyes (Tracy) Brown, was born in New York City, September 6, 1879. He was fitted for college at the Groton (Mass.) School.

Throughout his college course he maintained the rank of a philosophical oration stand, and in athletics he made a most distinguished record. He was a member of the University Football Team four years, famous as guard, and in Senior year was captain. He was captain of the Freshman Crew, and rowed in the University race against Harvard in Sophomore year. He was also a member of the Track Team in his Senior year. He won many social honors, and was esteemed by all for his character as a man.

Since graduation he had been in the banking business with the firm of J. P. Morgan & Co., in New York City, where he had applied himself closely to his work, and had shown an aptitude which promised eminence in the financial world.

Mr. Brown died of diabetes at his home in Glen Head, L. I., N. Y., May 10, 1911, in the 32d year of his age.

He married, April 27, 1905, Caroline Lawrence Bogert, daughter of Henry Lawrence and Carrie (Osgood) Bogert, who survives him with a son. A brother, Charles Tracy Brown, who was a member of the class of 1903 in the College, died in 1900.

(Taken from Yale College Obituary Record ).

From the guide to the Francis Gordon Brown papers, 1899-1901, (Manuscripts and Archives)

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Death 1911

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