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William Coleman Brown, LL.B.

Owensboro, Kentucky

Alpha Sigma Phi; Henry Clay (2, 3, 4); Class Football (2, 4).

"Hit 'em low, Buttsie!" was the cry of the Seniors during the clashes for football supremacy. So "Buttsie" did. And the Seniors came out the champs. Built on the barrel, he might be thought to be slow, but he can trip the light fantastic with the best of them. During an interrupted meeting of Senior court he established a speed record that will probably never be equaled. He is a good scout and his friends are more than numerous.

-The Kentuckian, 1920

William Coleman Brown (December 4, 1896 - August 25, 1955) was born in Owensboro, Kentucky to Frank Brown and Frances Cornelia Graham. Brown did not practice law after receiving his LL.B.. He instead worked as the manager of The Allender Co., a Lexington-based moving and storage business that began in 1920. In 1922, Brown became the sole owner and manager of the company. The company name changed to The Allender-Brown Co. during the 1930s. Brown married Lois Inez Phillips in 1923.