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Brown, James Austin, 1920-2008
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- Brown, J.A.
- Brown, James
- Brown, James A.
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James Austin Brown was born around 1920 in Regina, Saskatchewan to John Wilfred and Florence (nee Austin) Brown. He received his primary and secondary education in Regina.
After serving five years with the Canadian Army in the Second World War, Brown worked in various occupations in Regina and London, Ontario: office manager (1950-1955), general manager (1955-1964), and secretary-treasurer (1957-1964) for Group Medical Services; administrative assistant and secretary to the executive director of the Saskatchewan Medical Care Insurance Commission (1964-1967); administrator at London Public Library and Art Museum in London, Ontario (1967-1969); administrative assistant, University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus (1969-1974); and assistant registrar, admissions and awards, University of Regina (1975-1985).
Brown retired in 1985 and died in London, Ontario on July 21, 2008. During his career, he served as secretary-treasurer of the Saskatchewan Chapter of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries.
Brown married Ann Howells on June 2, 1948 in Regina. They had two sons: Richard and John. Ann Brown died in Regina in 1988. Brown later married Mary Burns Rossie.
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Authority record created on 2008-06-09. Approved 2012-03-06. Last modified on 2017-11-29.
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Group Medical Services Annual Reports
Saskatchewan Medical Care Insurance Commission Annual Reports
Various newspaper articles