Brown, Herb

Identity area

Type of entity

Person

Authorized form of name

Brown, Herb

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • H. E. Brown
  • Herbert E. Brown

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

[192-]-2015

History

Herb Brown was a prominent North Bay businessman and the founder/owner of the H.E. Brown Supply Company Limited. His parents were Jewish immigrants from Poland who settled in North Bay, where Brown was raised and to which he returned after serving in the Second World War, establishing the H.E. Brown Supply Company Limited, an automotive and industrial supply business, in 1947. He was very active in the community and was a member of the Board of Governors of Nipissing University for nearly twenty years, serving as Vice-Chairman from 1967 to 1976, and Chairman from 1976 to 1985. He was also Secretary of the Executive Council of the Northeastern University Committee, a founding member of Northeastern University's Board of Directors, and Chairman of the St. Joseph's Hospital Board. Brown died on March 26, 2015.

Places

North Bay, Ont.

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

Nipissing University. Board of Governors (1967-)

Identifier of the related entity

NUCCASC-AR0013

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1967-1985

Description of relationship

Herb Brown was a member of the Board of Governors of Nipissing University, serving as Vice-Chairman from 1967 to 1976, and Chairman from 1976 to 1985.

Related entity

Northeastern University (1960-1967)

Identifier of the related entity

NUCCASC-AR0042

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1960-1967

Description of relationship

Herb Brown was Secretary of the Executive Council of Northeastern University and a founding member of the University's Board of Directors.

Related entity

Northeastern University Committee (1959-1960)

Identifier of the related entity

NUCCASC-AR0035

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1958-1960

Description of relationship

Herb Brown was Secretary of the Executive Council of the Northeastern University Committee.

Access points area

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

NUCCASC-AR0036

Institution identifier

Nipissing University and Canadore College Archives and Special Collections

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created March 12, 2015 by Peter Houston

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

Ontario Jewish Archives. "Early community history - North Bay - Second wave." Accessed March 12, 2015. http://ontariojewisharchives.org/exhibits/osjc/communities/northbay/earlycommunity/secondwave.html

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