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 Joseph Brown

Joseph Brown

Birth
Death 3 Dec 1899
Burial Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 11150 · View Source
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Captain Brown was the brother of George T. Brown. At the age of 16 he spent the day of Lovejoy's murder molding bullets for the defenders of the press. He was elected mayor of Alton 1856-57 & was later mayor of St. Louis. He was also a leading river pilot in his day.


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  • Added: 25 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11150
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Brown (unknown–3 Dec 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11150, citing Alton Cemetery, Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .