Charles Elwood Brown

Charles Elwood Brown ( born July 4, 1834 in Cincinnati, Ohio, † May 22, 1904 ) was an American politician of the Republican Party. March 4, 1885 to March 3, 1889, he was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States for the 2nd Congressional District of the State of Ohio.


Brown was born in Cincinnati. He attended the schools. He then studied law at the Miami University. In 1859 he was admitted to the bar. He settled in Chillicothe and practiced there from now on as a lawyer. Between 1859 and 1860 he was a prosecutor of the Ross County.

In 1861 he then took his military service in the U.S. Army. He served most recently as a Colonel. In 1864 he lost the Atlanta campaign his left leg. In 1865 he retired then from out of the military service. From U.S. President Andrew Johnson, he was appointed in 1865 for his services in the Atlanta campaign to Brevet Brigadier General.

Finally, he worked as a lawyer again. In addition, he held a number of positions in the service of the city of Chillicothe. 1884 Brown was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2nd District of Ohio. Once he was re-elected. 1888 no longer nominated by his party. From 1900 to 1901 he was a member of the Senate of Ohio. Brown died in 1904 in Cincinnati. He was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery.