Harrison Douglas Brown; retired; b. McGregor, Iowa, June 24, 1861; son of Mathias Joseph Brown - Bertha Amundson; ed McGregor; Weltmer Inst of Suggestive Theraprutics, Nevada, MO 1917; married Emma Heilman, May 11, 1886, McGregor; son: Douglas Heilman. 1882-84 appr tinner, McGregor; 1884-87, tinner for Falkenhainer & Kenkel Hdw Co, Elkader; 1887-1917 hdw dlr, Elkader; 1917 - suggesto therapist, Elkader; past mbr bd of edn 25 years; past mbr city coun many years; past dir Elkader Fair Assn; past dir Elkader Opera House Co; past chief of vol fire dept 17 years; Comml Club, past mbr; AF&AM 72, master 1905-08 & 1914-16; RAM; Scot Rite 32 deg; KP, past pres band 16 years; Congl Ch, deacon, past trustee; hobbies, making guitars & violins, composing songs, writing poetry; off & res Elkader.
~source: The Iowa Press Association's Who's Who in Iowa, a Biographical Record of Iowa's Leaders in Business, Professional and Public Life; Pub. by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines, Iowa; 1940
~biography was transcribed by Mona Knight
~photo is from the Clayton County Register, Centennial Edition, July 1936; contributed by Reid R. Johnson
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