Biography of M. D. Brown
Cook County, Il Biographies

M. D. BROWN, attorney at law, was born in Appleton, Waldo Co., Maine, in 1829, son of Benjamin and Deborah Brown. He was educated at Waterville, Maine, and at Dartmouth College, from which he graduated in 1853. He then taught school for two years at Randolph, Vt., during which time he read law what time he had apart from his school duties. In 1855 he came to Chicago, and was admitted to the Bar in the fall of the same year. He immediately began practice, and has followed it exclusively from that time. His office is at 69 Dearborn Street, Room 23. In 1881 he bought a fine resideuce, with eight and one half acres of land, in the village of Palatine, where he now resides. He is engaged in grape culture. He was married in 1857 to Miss Henrietta White, daughter of D. N. and Diana White. Mr. White was editor and proprietor of the Pittsburg Gazette. They had five children, two of whom are now living - Ella M. Stiles, born in September, 1858, and Arthur L., born in July. 1867. Mrs. Brown died in July. 1878. He was married January 29, 1880, to Miss Alice Wilcox. daughter of Amos and Jane Wilcox. They have one child. Milton D., born September 30, 1880. He is an attendant of the Methodist Episcopal Church, of which Mrs. Brown is a member.


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

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