Clipped From Mt. Vernon Register-News
"Uncle" Calvin Brown Has 94th Birthday Tuesday. December 27. was thoi He was born In Washington coun- 94th birthday of Calvin W. Brown,' ty. Illinois, but the ureuier part Of or inu. his long and useful life has been. It is thought Mr. Brown is the'spent In Jefferson county, oldest man in Jefferson county, and Mr. llrowti talks entertainingly not' ho is also the last survivor of the only of u past uge, but of present . Mexican war.-who served from Jef-j conditions. * ferson county. Ho reoresented his township on , "Uncle Cal." as he is almost uni- the board of supervisors a number : versally known, Is well preserved of times, and his judgment and busl- C'g- both mentally and physically, con-noss acumen rendered him a uae^lHV'[VJ sidering his advanced age. i member of that body. Mr. Brown Is quite a reader and i ,ln religion ho is a Primitive Bap ^3s>«' is well informed on current events. Uist. ' - rYg* f In active life he was a prominent 1 His many friends hope 4ie may. farmer, and business man, and was ihavo "many happy returns Of thoi; successful in both capacities. 'day."