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 Junius Flagg Brown

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Junius Flagg Brown

  • Birth 3 Sep 1827 Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 9 Aug 1908 Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
  • Burial Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
  • Memorial ID 11681881

Businessman, philanthropist. President of the Brown and Iliff Land Company, and the Denver and New Orleans Railroad (currently known as Union Pacific); Vice President of the City National Bank of Denver; built the First Denver Flour Mill and the Denver Tramway; cofounder of J.S. Brown and Brother Wholesale Grocery (the largest grocery in Denver at the time); founder of the Colorado Museum of Natural History. He was one of the formost collectors of American landscape paintings, and at the time of his death, his collection was valued at over $100,000. His widow donated this collection to the Denver Art Museum.


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  • Created by: Eric Crow
  • Added: 4 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11681881
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Junius Flagg Brown (3 Sep 1827–9 Aug 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11681881, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Eric Crow (contributor 46623671) .