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Forbes Harris Brown


Date Party Office Votes Result
06-27-1933 Prohibition Delegate 318657 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 25, 1872 in Neosho, Missouri
Married: Ida Roberta Hodges (m. 1902)
Children: Sara Bernice, Beverly Jeffris, and Eliot Edgar
Died: September 19, 1960 in Oakland, CA


  • Brown was a boyhood friend of George Washington Carver, the inventor of peanut butter. Carver and Brown (born eight years apart) grew up on adjoining plantations.