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Robert C. Brown ’51

Robert C. Brown ’51, August 2, 2008, at Danbury Hospital, in Danbury, Connecticut. Bob attended the University of Oregon and graduated from Reed College with a BA in chemistry. He later attended George Washington University Law School and received a JD from the University of Southern California School of Law. In 1967, he moved to New York to begin his 40-year career as an intellectual property attorney and group patent attorney with Union Carbide Corporation. He moved to Danbury in 1982. Bob was a U.S. Army veteran; and a member of the Reed alumni association, the Masonic Lodge, and California, New York, and Connecticut bar associations. Survivors include his wife, Karen Baer Brown; five sons; 13 grandchildren; and his sister, Betty Brown Bruner ’56.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2008

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