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Clarence John Brown
Vice Admiral, United States Navy
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Biography and Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs: June 2007

Clarence John Brown (1895-1973)

Born on January 15, 1895 in Plum City, Wisconsin.

B.S. from the University of Wisconsin in 1915. Commissioned in the Medical Corps in 1917. Medical Inspector with the Haitian Constabulary 1918-1921. Served at Naval Station Guam 1926-1928 and Guantanamo Bay Naval Station 1941-1942.

Rear Admiral in September 1942. Duty at Naval hospital Philadelphia 1942-1944. Staff officer with Commander Twelfth Fleet 1944-1945.

Assignments after the war included Deputy Chief of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery January 1951-May 1954.  Retired as Vice Admiral in May 1954.  Decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal and two Legions of Merit.

Died on August 28, 1973.

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CJ Brown Gravesite PHOTO

BROWN, CLARENCE JOHN
Vice Admiral, United States Navy
DATE OF BIRTH: 01/15/1895
DATE OF DEATH: 08/28/1973
BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 36
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BROWN, AUGUSTA DUWE
DATE OF BIRTH: 09/23/1891
DATE OF DEATH: 04/05/1983
BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 36
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 25 June 2007 Updated: 10 November 2007
 . Distinguished Service Medal
 

Legion of Merit - 2 awards
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

CJ Brown Gravesite PHOTO April 2004
Photo By M. R. Patterson, April 2004