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Henry Cordes Brown
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Birth: Nov. 13, 1820
Belmont County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 1906
Denver County
Colorado, USA

Businessman, philanthropist. In 1892, he founded the Brown Palace Hotel, which became internationally known as one of the most exclusive hotels in the world. Some of it's guests include; Presidents Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, Harding, Truman, Eisenhower, Romanian Queen Marie, Chinese President Sun Yat Sen, "Unsinkable" Molly Brown, and the Beatles. It is currently listed as one of the top 500 Greatest Hotels in the World. He homesteaded the 160 acres that are now downtown Denver and donated the land for the Colorado State Capital. He later unsuccessfully sued the state to get this land back. His philanthropic efforts included the Denver Public Library. 
Family links: 
  Samuel Brown (1749 - 1826)
  Jane Cory Thompson Brown (1838 - 1893)
  Anna Louise Inskeep Brown (1822 - 1854)*
  Anna M Brown Green (1842 - 1931)*
  Benjamin Franklin Brown (1843 - 1918)*
  Carrie Marcia Brown Cassell (1858 - 1948)*
  James Henry Brown (1859 - 1930)*
  Sherman Thompson Brown (1871 - 1906)*
*Calculated relationship
Fairmount Cemetery
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Created by: Eric Crow
Record added: Jun 13, 2005
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Henry Cordes Brown
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