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Sales manager for Tait Brothers, manufacturers of ice cream in Springfield, Massachusetts, (q. v.), was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, March 22, 1876. His father was Frederick Ellsworth Brown, since dead; and his mother Maria MacDonald Brown, a native of Canada. The father was a machinist born in Maine. Arthur W. Brown attended the public schools and the high school in Springfield. His first employment was with Tait Brothers, in 1898, and he has continued in their employ to the present time, advancing steadily in their trust and confidence, and in the responsibilities thrown upon him. He became the sales manager: in 1912, and has since held that place, the most important place in the establishment in many ways.
He has taken an interest in local affairs also, and is one of Springfield’s City Fathers, representing the Second Ward in the Board of Aldermen. He was elected in 1921, and his term will expire in 1926. Mr. Brown is active in the fraternal orders. He is a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks; of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and of the Chamber of Commerce. He belongs to the Methodist Church. Mr. Brown is unmarried. His business address is No. 134 Cass Street; and his residence is at No. 119 Windemere Street, Springfield, Massachusetts.