Military officer; design engineer. Born– September 21, 1926, Banks. Parents–William Lewis and Nancy Bama Henderson Brown. Married– Bobby Jean Green. Children– Two. Education– Troy High School, 1944. University of Oklahoma, Masters degree in engineering, 1964.  Served in U.S. Army, 1944-46; linesman for United Telephone and Telegraph, Brundidge, 1947-50; Commissioned in U.S. Air Force, June, 1950; served as B-59 pilot and was shot down over North Korea, January 13, 1953; spent the next 32 months in Chinese prisons. Rose in rank to major; retired in 1968.  Chief Engineer, Metric Systems Corporation,  Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 1969-80; in private practice in Guntersville after 1980. Published articles in professional journals. Member Air Commando Association; Retired Officers Association; Reserve Officers Association.  Awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal and the Prisoner of War Medal.


Files at Alabama Public Library Service.


The Endless Hours. New York; Norton, 1961.