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Brown, Albert Oscar, 1853-1937

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1853 - 1937

Albert Oscar Brown was born on July 18, 1853, in Northwood, New Hampshire. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1878, and received his LLB Degree from Boston University Law school in 1884. From 1884-1912 he practiced law in Manchester, NH. During that time he was also president of Amoskeag Savings Bank (1905-1912), and received his AM Degree from Dartmouth College (1908). From 1911-1921, Brown was the chairman of the New Hampshire Tax Commission and from 1911-1931, served as a trustee of Dartmouth College. In 1921, he was elected Governor of New Hampshire, a position he held until 1923. Brown died on March 28, 1937.

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Albert Oscar Brown papers

ML-26
 Collection
Identifier: ML-26
Overview Albert Brown (1853-1937), lawyer and governor of New Hampshire. Dartmouth College Class of 1878. Consist of correspondence, reports, business and financial papers, pamphlets, notebooks and photographs relating to his career as lawyer, bank president, trustee of Dartmouth College, chairman of the New Hampshire Tax Commission and governor of the state.