Donald Ferguson Brown

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Donald Ferguson Brown
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Essex West
In office
1945 – 1958
Preceded by Norman Alexander McLarty
Succeeded by Norman Leonard Spencer
Personal details
Born June 30, 1903
Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
Died October 8, 1959(1959-10-08) (aged 56)
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Political party Liberal
Occupation barrister, lawyer

Donald Ferguson Brown (June 30, 1903 – October 8, 1959) was a Canadian politician, barrister and lawyer. He was born in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons as a Member of the Liberal Party in the 1945 election to represent the riding of Essex West. He was re-elected in the elections of 1949, 1953, 1957 and defeated in the election of 1958. During his federal political career, he was a member of various committees including: Chairperson of the Special Committee appointed to consider Bill no. 305 : An act respecting immigration, Co-Chair of the Joint Committee on Capital and Corporal Punishment and Lotteries and a member of the Joint Committee on Old Age Security. He died in 1959.[1]


  1. ^ "The Windsor Daily Star - Google News Archive". 1959-10-13. Retrieved 2012-06-02.