|Birth: ||Jul. 16, 1844|
|Death: ||Jun. 1, 1900|
Horace T. Brown was a Union Soldier in Company A 10 Michigan Cavalry.
He was the son of H.S. Brown and Mary Push.
He was the husband of Mary E. Rose.
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Taken From the Spokane Daily Chronicle Newspaper, 6/2/1900, Page 1
H.T. BROWN PASSED AWAY
Funeral Will Be Held Tomorrow Afternoon.
Horace T. Brown, a well known newspaper man of this city, died at his home on Second avenue, last night at 11 o'clock. His near relatives were at the home when he passed away. He leaves a wife, a daughter, Mrs. Alexander Howie, and two sons, Waldo and Horace. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock, at the residence, and also under the auspices of the G.A.R., which he was an enthusiastic member. The interment will be in Greenwood cemetery. Bishop Wells of the Episcopal church will officiate.
Mr. Brown was 55 years old when he passed away. He had been a western newspaper man ever since his early manhood when at the age of 22 he moved to Virginia City, Montana. Here he established the Montana, a weekly newspaper that he owned for four years. Mr. Brown established a newspaper at Deer Lodge, which paper he controlled for several years, when he removed to Virginia City to again assumed control of the Montana. In 1875 he and Captain James Mills established the Butte Miner at Butte City, Mont., where Mr. Brown controlled for 10 years then he moved to this city.
Since coming to Spokane Mr. Brown had been connected with several successful newspaper enterprises. At one time he was a part owner of the Spokane Republic. Another time he was connected with H.W. Greenberg in the job printing business and after this partnership was resolved, Mr. Brown established the Northwestern Newspaper Union, which was sold to the American Type Founders. He was in employ of the Spokesman-Review of this city.
The Reno post of the G.A.R. will attend the funeral in a body, and it is expected that the members will meet at the post promptly at 1:30 tomorrow. The Relief corps will also attend the funeral in a body.
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Mary E Rose Brown (1851 - 1926)*
Horace O Brown (1873 - 1963)*
Mary Bell Brown Howie (1877 - 1961)*
Waldo Washington Brown (1890 - 1918)*
Greenwood Memorial Terrace
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Record added: Oct 02, 2010
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