William Harry Brown (William Harry Brown)

William Harry Brown

Businessman. He and his brothers organized the firm of Wm. H. Brown & Sons of Pittsburgh in 1876.  They were the largest shippers of coal on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.  Mr. Brown’s private mausoleum, the Pyramid, was built in 1898-99. It is the only one of its type in Homewood Cemetery and has become a landmark within its grounds. (bio by:  EJD)  Family links:  Spouse:  Margaret Boyle Brown (1862 – 1938)*  Children:  Mary Alice Brown Painter (1893 – 1953)*  William Henry Brown (1901 – 1972)* *Calculated relationship

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Born

  • August, 11, 1856

Died

  • April, 04, 1921

Cemetery

  • Homewood Cemetery
  • Pennsylvania
  • USA

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