Bob - Born August 18, 1915 Buffalo, N.Y. same year Allen Browne founded Kiwanis - 90 years later resides at 209 N. James Av. Lehigh Acres, FL, 33971, moved to Florida in 1978.
Military - Drafted in 1944 USN Seaman #9761875 during boot training received a Commission as Ensign USN #445481 trained at Harvard. Principle service was aboard CVE 31 Aircraft Escort Carrier USS Prince William, Pacific fleet as Disbursement officer. Honorable discharge in 1946 and from the Reserve in 1954.
Education - 3 years Business Administration at the University of Buffalo; was President of the Freshman Class. Transferred to Cornell University where he graduated in 1939 B.S. degree in Hotel Administration. (His specialty cooking; his worst subject accounting) Supply Officer training at Harvard. Member of DEKE Fraternity Delta Chi Chapter, President Bushes are members of a Yale chapter.
Became a licensed Associate Realtor, Fort Myers Board of Realtors. Studied and passed a test at University of Florida at Tampa, earned a Florida license #15976 as Community Association Manager.
Family - Father Leigh Alvin Brown graduate of Cornell in 1912, President of the National Fuel holding Company based in NYC. Major subsidiary Iroquois