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Brown, Georgelocked

(1818–1880)
  • A. St Leger

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Brown, George (1818–1880), politician and journalist in Canada, was born at Alloa, Scotland, on 29 November 1818. His father, Peter Brown (1784–1863), also a journalist in Canada, born in Edinburgh on 29 June 1784, the son of James Brown, a builder and general commissioner of police, was originally a merchant. Following financial difficulties he emigrated in 1837 to ...

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