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George S. Brown

GEORGE S. BROWN, railway conductor, (Rep.) delegate Colfax Co.; b. Mar. 21, 1871, Buncombe Co., North Carolina; s. of Thos. K. and Lydia J. Brown; early educ. pub. schools Buncombe Co.; Judson College, Hendersonville, N. C.; Oak Ridge (N. C.) Institute; Fairview (N. C.) Collegiate Institute; employed in South Carolina, Georgia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania in railroad construction work; had charge of ten miles of construction work on Seaboard Air Line Ry. at age 19; entered train service of R. & D. Ry. Co., Asheville, N. C., 1894; worked for Southern Ry. Co. as brakeman and conductor, Asheville, until 1902; came to New Mexico, locating at Raton, 1902, as conductor on Santa Fe; mem. general com. of adjustment for Santa Fe system, 1907; local chairman Div. 372, O. R. C., three terms; chief conductor Div. 372, O. R. C., 1910; represented O. R. C, in grand division in Portland, Oregon, 1906; mem. Masons.

Address: Raton, N. M. Deceased in March, 1911; killed in engine explosion.


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