Robert Emet Brown, clergyman, born Comstock, Michigan, June 14, 1870. Son of Charles Emet and Mary Anne (Allen)Brown; student, Albion College, 1895-1896; A.B., Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, 1901, DD, 1912; married Amy Bernice Lee, of GrandLedge, Michigan, Sept. 16, 1896; children, Loa May, Robert Lee, Allen Lamson.Ordained M.E. ministry, 1899; pastor, State Street Church, Meadville, PA, 1899-1902, First Church, Fredonia NY, 1902-1905, First Church, Franklin, PA, 1905-1912, Asbury Church, Rochester, NY, 1912-1920, Richmond Avenue Church, Buffalo, NY, October 1920 to December 1925, TrinityM.E. Church, Grand Rapids, 1925-1928, FirstM.E. church, Albion Michigan, 1928.
Trustee Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, member Michigan Annual Conference, M.E.Church, also member, Board of Foreign Missions, member Centenary Commission M.E. Church to the Far East, 1918-1919; represented the M.E. Church at Congress on Christian Work, Montevideo, Uruguay, April 1925; Member Joint Committee of M.E. Church on Education in Foreign Lands. Member Sigma Chi, Phi Beta Kappa. Mason. Home, 316 E. Porter Street, Albion, Michigan. (Who’s Who in America, Vol. 16, 1930-1931)
Source: Miriam Krenerick. Albion’s Milestones and Memories. Albion, MI: Art Craft Press. 1932.