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JOHN W. BROWN, of the firm of Meyer & Brown, dealers in dry goods and groceries, was born in Bavaria in 1852. Coming to Chicago in 1867, he then farmed and attended school alternately till he was able to teach, He taught the Niles Centre school for three years. In 1881. he entered into partnership with Samuel Meyer, forming the firm of Meyer & Brown, successors to G. C. Klehm, one of the principal dry goods and grocery stores in Niles Centre. He was married in 1883 to Augusta Siegle.


FROM:
History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.