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Edwin Chapin Brown
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Birth: May 25, 1855
Orland
Hancock County
Maine, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1927
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Chapin born in Blue Hill, Maine to parents Samuel Peters and Charlotte (Mason) Brown. He moved to Washington D.C. with his family when his father was appointed navy agent by President Lincoln in 1861.

Chapin was well educated and a civic minded man. He graduated from George Washington University in 1876. In his last year of Law school he also worked in the post office department in Washington. He resigned after being admitted to the Bar Association of the District of Columbia. In 1901-1902 he held the office of president of the Bar Association of D.C.

Appointed by the President of the United States he became a member of the board of trustees for the reform school for girls in D.C. He was a member of many organizations including, the Cosmos Club, Columbia Historical Society of Washington, Commercial Club of Washington, D.C. and was a board member.
He was the member representing the District of Columbia for the Republican National Committee on June 21, 1904 at the convention in Chicago that nominated Theodore Roosevelt for President of the United States. He was made a member of the board of trustees of the Washington public schools.

His Law practice is of a general character before the courts of D.C. and the Supreme Court of the United States.

To learn more about Chapin and to view his photo ~ Please read his and his families Bio ~ Google:) Genealogical and family history of the state of Maine. Volume 4. Pages 2256-2258, By Henry Sweetser Burrage & Albert Roscoe Stubbs.

He never married. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Peters Brown (1816 - 1898)
  Charlotte Metcalf Mason Brown (1820 - 1858)
 
 Siblings:
  Frank Mason Brown (1845 - 1889)*
  Helen Maria Brown Thomas (1846 - 1903)*
  Hattie May Brown Morton (1848 - 1912)*
  Julia Frances Brown Mattingly (1851 - 1929)*
  Henry Ward Brown (1852 - 1916)*
  Edwin Chapin Brown (1855 - 1927)
  Charlotte Metcalf Brown Conger (1860 - 1927)**
  Minnie Grace Brown (1863 - 1937)**
  Philip Sheridan Brown (1867 - 1915)**
  Blanche Butler Brown (1871 - 1959)**
  George Grendel Brown (1875 - 1931)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
No headstone found
 
Note: Mayflower Descendant
 
Burial:
Rock Creek Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Section B, Lot 61
 
Created by: Lynda
Record added: Oct 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79478115
Edwin Chapin Brown
Added by: Lynda
 
Edwin Chapin Brown
Added by: Lynda
 
Edwin Chapin Brown
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Added by: L Ferree
 
 
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For my great grand uncle
- Lynda
 Added: May. 7, 2012
 
 
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