George A. Brown

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George A. Brown (1885-1940)[1] was a Scottish businessman, and manager of the Rangoon Times from 1915 up until his death in 1940. He was also a prominent freemason.[1] He attended Glasgow High School and was apprenticed as an accountant in Glasgow before being appointed to an accounting firm in Yangon (Rangoon) in 1906.[1] He worked there, and later with a tin-mining company in the region, before becoming the manager of the Rangoon Times in 1915. He died in 1940 in Yangon under unknown circumstances.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Mr George A. Brown - Manager of the Rangoon Times". The Glasgow Times. December 31, 1940. Retrieved November 4, 2012.