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'''Harry J. Brown''' was a Democratic candidate for [[City Council]] in the April 6, 1948 primary. <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Over 2,000 Expected to Vote in Tuesday's Council Primary|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2791725/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2791726/3518.5/1102.5/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=|printdate=April 2, 1948|publishdate=April 2, 1948|accessdate=December 24, 2016 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref> At that time, he was a partner in a cleaning and dying works. <ref name="page11">{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Over 2,000 Expected to Vote in Tuesday's Council Primary|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2791725/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2791736/4999/3937.5/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=11|printdate=April 5, 1948|publishdate=April 5, 1948|accessdate=December 24, 2016 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref>  
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'''Harry J. Brown''' was a candidate for the [[Charlottesville]] [[City Council]] in the [[1948 election]].<ref name="results">{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Barr, Hamm and Haden Gets Post on City Council|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2792548/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2792549/4925.5/2777.5/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=1|printdate=June 9, 1948|publishdate=June 8, 1948|accessdate=November 4, 2017 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref>Brown placed fourth in the [[June 8]], [[1948 election]] for three open seats on the city council. <ref name="results" />  
  
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==1948 Democratic Primary==
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Brown was a Democratic candidate for [[City Council]] in the April 6, 1948 primary. <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Over 2,000 Expected to Vote in Tuesday's Council Primary|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2791725/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2791726/3518.5/1102.5/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=|printdate=April 2, 1948|publishdate=April 2, 1948|accessdate=December 24, 2016 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref> At that time, he was a partner in a Cleaning and Dyeing business. <ref name="page11">{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Over 2,000 Expected to Vote in Tuesday's Council Primary|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2791725/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2791736/4999/3937.5/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=11|printdate=April 5, 1948|publishdate=April 5, 1948|accessdate=December 24, 2016 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref>  He received the third-highest vote total in the primary. <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Hamm Wins Top Place on Ballot in Primary|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2791753/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2791754/4887.5/939.5/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=|printdate=April 7, 1948|publishdate=April 7, 1948|accessdate=January 8, 2016 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref> <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=100 Vote Added to Hamm's Total|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2791768/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2791771/5153.5/968/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=3|printdate=April 8, 1948|publishdate=April 8, 1948|accessdate=January 8, 2017 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref>
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==Business interest==
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Established in 1948, [[Brown's Cleaners|Brown's Dry Cleaners, Inc.]] eventually had four locations in central Virginia - two in Charlottesville and two in Albemarle County. The headquarter was located at 510 Preston Avenue.<ref>https://www.nbc29.com/story/39701557/browns-cleaners-abruptly-closes-after-declaring-bankruptcy</ref> Harry J. Brown Jr. was president of the company when it closed in December of 2018.
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[[image:19480407-harry-brown.jpg|left|250px|Photo from Daily Progress]]
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Latest revision as of 21:42, 22 August 2019

Harry J. Brown was a candidate for the Charlottesville City Council in the 1948 election.[1]Brown placed fourth in the June 8, 1948 election for three open seats on the city council. [1]

1948 Democratic Primary

Brown was a Democratic candidate for City Council in the April 6, 1948 primary. [2] At that time, he was a partner in a Cleaning and Dyeing business. [3] He received the third-highest vote total in the primary. [4] [5]

Business interest

Established in 1948, Brown's Dry Cleaners, Inc. eventually had four locations in central Virginia - two in Charlottesville and two in Albemarle County. The headquarter was located at 510 Preston Avenue.[6] Harry J. Brown Jr. was president of the company when it closed in December of 2018.

Photo from Daily Progress


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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Web. Barr, Hamm and Haden Gets Post on City Council, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, June 8, 1948, retrieved November 4, 2017 from University of Virginia Library. Print. June 9, 1948 page 1.
  2. Web. Over 2,000 Expected to Vote in Tuesday's Council Primary, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, April 2, 1948, retrieved December 24, 2016 from University of Virginia Library.
  3. Web. Over 2,000 Expected to Vote in Tuesday's Council Primary, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, April 5, 1948, retrieved December 24, 2016 from University of Virginia Library. Print. April 5, 1948 page 11.
  4. Web. Hamm Wins Top Place on Ballot in Primary, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, April 7, 1948, retrieved January 8, 2016 from University of Virginia Library.
  5. Web. 100 Vote Added to Hamm's Total, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, April 8, 1948, retrieved January 8, 2017 from University of Virginia Library. Print. April 8, 1948 page 3.
  6. https://www.nbc29.com/story/39701557/browns-cleaners-abruptly-closes-after-declaring-bankruptcy

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