Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Daniel L. Brown.

DANIEL L. BROWN was born August 14, 1846, at Plymouth, Ind. He enlisted in the United States army, Company H, Eighty-seventh Indiana Volunteers, and at the close of the war was discharged, and returned to his old home at La Porte Ind. He was twice elected Sheriff of La Porte County. He was admitted to the bar, and commenced the practice of law in November, 1874, at La Porte, Ind.

In 1879 he moved to Concordia, Kan., and engaged in the practice of his chosen profession. In the fall of 1882 he was elected Judge of the Probate Court by a huge majority, running several hundred ahead of his ticket. He is a member of the I. O. O. F., K. of P. and the G. A. R., and has been a lifelong Republican. He was married at Union Mills, Ind. July 28, 1867 to Miss Elizabeth M. Carpenter; they have two children - Maude and Daniel L., Jr., and Luella, a brother's child.

From the history of La Porte County, Indiana. 
Daniel L. Brown, Attorney at Law. Was admitted to the bar of La Porte in 1874. He was sheriff of La Porte county from 1870 to 1874, having been twice elected to that office. He makes the collection of doubtful claims a specialty. Money to loan and all business of the profession attended to with promptness.

Civil War Record.

Daniel L. Brown, age 18, recruit, residence Laporte, Enlisted March 20, 1864, at Laporte, Mustered in March 23, 1864.  Transferred to 42nd, June 9, 1865.  42nd, Daniel L. Brown, Private, Mustered in October 21, 1861.  Veteran mustered out July 21, 1865.

Author note.  I know some of this dates are in error however this is what the roster stated.

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