George W. Brown Jr.
World War II and Korea
George W. Brown, Jr. was born December 11, 1926, the only child of George Sr. and Anna Brown. At the young age of 17 he had his father sign him into the service of the Navy.
He served in WWII as a tail gunner aboard Navy PBM aircraft search and rescue. He was called back into the Navy for the Korean War. He served as an ammunition personnel. George lived and worked in Port Richmond for his entire adult life. He is the founder of local business Brownie’s Pro & Sport Hobbies.
George died April 20, 2016.
Brownie’s celebrates its 50th Anniversary this summer.
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