William Harry Brown
1948

BROWN William H. (Bill), resident of Chattanooga and Chickamauga, Ga., since 1889, died suddenly Thursday afternoon. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Thelma Jenkins Brown; one son, Billy W. brown, chief petty officer, U. S. Navy stationed at San Pedro, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. C. B. Watt. The body will remain at the Eugene Turner Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements will be announced later pending arrival of relatives.

 

William H. Brown, Theater Man, Dies

Former Constable of Third District Was 57

William H. (Bill) Brown, widely known old-time theater man here and former Third District constable, died yesterday afternoon. He was a charter member of the State Employes Union N. 140.

For the last 40 years he had been connected with theater and auditorium activities in Chattanooga and at one time he was treasurer of the old Bijou Theater.

He was also a member of the Chattanooga fire department for 10 years and was a member of the Chattanooga Half-Century Club.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Thelma Jenkins Brown; on son, billy W. brown, chief petty officer in the navy stationed in California and a sister, Mrs. C. B. Watt.

Funeral plans will be announced.

Chattanooga Times, Friday, June 28, 1946.

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