Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Lawrence L. Brown Collection, 1948-2002

Biographical Note:

Lawrence Leroy (Larry) Brown attended Oregon State College from 1948 until 1952, when he completed a BS degree in geology. Brown was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity and remained active in alumni activities after his graduation. He married Frances Robson in 1953 and worked as a mineralogist and economic geologist with the Bureau of Mines in Albany, Oregon, until his retirement in 1988.

Larry Brown was born in Walla Walla, Washington, on April 1, 1928. He graduated from Grant High School in Portland, Oregon, and served in the U.S. Navy for two years before enrolling at Oregon State. Brown died in Albany, Oregon, on November 3, 2003.


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