Brown, John

John BROWN — 1772-1845
John BROWN, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Kishacoquillas Valley, near Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pa., August 12, 1772; attended the common schools; moved to Lewistown, Pa., in 1800; engaged in the gristmill and sawmill business; member of the State house of representatives 1809 – 1813; elected to the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Congresses (March 4, 1821- March 3, 1825); resumed his former business pursuits; moved to Limestone, Buncombe County, N.C., in 1827 and engaged in agricultural pursuits and in the real estate business; died in a section of Buncombe County, N.C., then called Limestone, near Skyland, on October 12, 1845; interment in Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, N.C.

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