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 Frank Brown

Frank Brown

Birth
Sykesville, Carroll County, Maryland, USA
Death 3 Feb 1920 (aged 73)
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Plot BB-29
Memorial ID 7527390 · View Source
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Maryland Governor. Entering politics, he was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, (1876-78), Postmaster of Baltimore, (1886-90) and served on the board that organized Maryland's display at the World's Columbian Exposition. In 1891, he was elected as a democrat the 42nd Governor of Maryland, serving until 1896. While he was in office, a Frostburg mining strike was dealt with, a 1893 constitutional amendment was sanctioned that added another judgeship to the Baltimore City Supreme Bench, legislation was enacted that banned child labor and the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery was incorporated. After his final term, he served as the mayoral campaign manager, (1899, 1906) and was a presidential elector in 1905. His last position was the City Collector for Baltimore, until his death at age 73.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 2 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7527390
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Brown (8 Aug 1846–3 Feb 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7527390, citing Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .