Biography of W. S. Brown of Le Roy, NY





W. S. Brown, a prominent manufacturer and long a resident of Le Roy, was born in Palmyra, Wayne County, June 22, 1828. In 1857 he came to Le Roy and commenced manufacturing wagons and carriages, in which business he is still engaged. In 1866 he located at 60 Main street, where he employs from 12 to 15 hands. He was married to Harriet E. Thompson, of Bethany, and their only child, Louise D., is the wife of Prof. F. M. Comstock, of the Le Roy Academy. Mr. Brown has been supervisor of the town one term, was corporation assessor, and is a worthy member of Olive Branch Lodge, having served as its master in 1868 and 1870. The latter year was the semi-centennial of the lodge, upon the anniversary of which Mr. Brown delivered an historical sketch.



FROM:
Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890

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