Col Earl Ivan “Jabberwock” Brown, I

Col Earl Ivan “Jabberwock” Brown, I

Birth
Carrollton, Carroll County, Georgia, USA
Death 25 Jun 1963 (aged 88)
Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 3, Site: 4189
Memorial ID 49220921 · View Source
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Earl Ivan Brown joined his classmates in the summer of 1894 from Carrollton, Georgia, and they called him “Jabberwock." He was born at County Line, Georgia, on 13 October 1874 and graduated 6th in the United States Military Academy Class of 1898. As a member of the Corps of Engineers, Brown served in both the Philippines and Cuba during and after the Spanish-American War. He participated in the Philippine Insurrection and the Moro Expedition before traveling to the Caribbean for the Cuban Pacification in 1906.

During World War I, Brown was the 92d Division Engineer in the American Expeditionary Forces.

For the remainder of his career, Brown developed river and harbor improvements in the United States. He worked principally on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts and on the Ohio River. Brown also worked on the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal and finished his career in 1938 as the Division Engineer of the South Atlantic Division

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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 5 Mar 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 49220921
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Earl Ivan “Jabberwock” Brown, I (13 Oct 1874–25 Jun 1963), Find a Grave Memorial no. 49220921, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .