1956 J. Scott Brown passes away –Jan.24
He was admitted to the hospital Sunday night.
Mr. Brown also engaged in the real estate and insurance business in Hancock County. He was a member of the executive committee of the Hancock County Republican Party.
He was a charter member of the New Cumberland Lions Club and held memberships in the New Cumberland Boosters Club and at Williams Country Club, Weirton.
Mr. Brown was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 22 AF & AM in New Cumberland.
He was a graduate of New Cumberland High School and attended West Virginia University where he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi social fraternity.
Mr. Brown was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
A native of this community, he was born Sept. 11, 1911, a son of the late Atty Robert Morrow Brown and Leora Scott Brown. Mr Brown inherited the paper from his father who was a Republican leader.
He leaves his widow, Mrs. Margaret Wilson Brown; one son, Robert Wilson Brown, 14, at home and an aunt Mrs. Lucie Brown Ballantyne of New Cumberland.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Funeral home, in charge of Rev. Wm. S. Flurkey, pastor of the Presbyterian church. Interment in the local cemetery.