Old Sep 2, 20, 8:00 am
Join Date: Feb 2009
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Originally Posted by the phoenix View Post
Do share. Are there 6 degrees of separation.. ..? would add to a cool thread!
Yeah, not sure about the 6 degrees thing... Just Googled and found the Good Captains Obit

William (Bill) V. Brown Feb 15 1911 - July 15 2002

Taken from his Obit 7/16/02
"Bill was born on February 15, 1911 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Ira and Mary (Stoner) Brown; they both preceded him in death. He married Altha H. Handkins on August 5, 1939 in Marion, Kentucky, she survives.
Bill served as Williamson County Treasurer for 4 years. He also served as treasurer for the Marion Chamber of Commerce and was instrumental in developing the first Industrial Park. He helped establish the Peoples Bank of Marion and was a Charter member, and also did appraisal work for them. He was a member of the Pleasant Grove United Church where he enjoyed ringing the bell for Sunday Services. He served his country proudly during WWII, as a member of the ATC (Air Transport Command) which provided support to the Army Air Command by transporting needed supplies. After his service in The Air Transport Command he flew as a Pilot for American Airlines for sixteen years. Prior to coming to Southern Illinois Bill was a Farmer and also a Broker and owned his own Real Estate Office known as Brown Realty." the Obit also stated he has a Daughter who is an Admiral in the Navy!
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