Member Biography

Guy Watson Brown 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1921-1922       32 Republican
1923-1924       32 Republican
1925-1926       32 Republican

COUNTIES: Fayette  


03/23/1884 - 1978

Guy Watson Brown (R32) Fayette County 1921-1926

Early Life: 

Guy Watson Brown, born March 23, 1884, Jefferson Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; son of Samuel and Sarah Frances Watson Brown; public and private schools education; engaged, railroads, coal, banking; married Cora Patterson; 1911; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1921-1926; died, April 1978, Murray Hill, Manhattan, New York.   

Early Career:

Clerk, ticket taker, Pennsylvania Railroad, 1901; bookkeeper, Fayette City National Bank; assistant cashier to cashier,1912; vice president, director, 1920; Marcon Coal Company; treasurer, director, Basin Coal Company of Pennsylvania; Gillespie Coal Company; Fayette Products Company; director, Watson Fuel Company, director, Fayette Construction Company; director, Fayette City Coal Company; director, Fayette City Water Company; director, Robbins Station Coal Company, director, Kenneth Coal Company; director, First National Bank, Webster, Pennsylvania; president, Ohio River and Beallsville Coal Company; treasurer, director, Basin Coal Company of West Virginia; secretary, director, Fayette Investment Company; and vice president, director, Fayette City National Bank.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, fill remaining term William Crow, October 24, 1921-1922; elected, Republican Pennsylvania State Senate 1923-1926; member Banks, Building and Loan Associations, Corporations, Education, Exposition Affairs, Forestry, Insurance, Judiciary Special, Legislative Apportionment, Public Grounds and Buildings, Public Health and Sanitation and Public Roads and Highways Committees.


Whitmore, R.E., (Compiler). (1923-1924). The Pennsylvania Manual, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 983, 989, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 961.