From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Kenneth Brown '47

Date of birth: September 14, 1923

Date of death: April 11, 1950

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1947 Lucky Bag:


From the Detroit Free Press on April 13, 1950:

… died when his F8F Bearcat fighter crashed near Corpus Christi, Tex. Lt. Brown was graduated from Annapolis in 1947 and served as a line officer aboard the carrier Antietem before beginning flight training in 1948. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kingsley M. Brown, or 4525 Charing Cross Rd. Besides his parents, he is survived by a brother, Kingsley, Jr.; a sister, Carolyn, a student at Smith College, and his grandmother, Mrs. Carolyn Mambert, of Bloomfield Hills. Before entering the Naval Academy, he was graduated from Baldwin High School, Birmingham.

The date of his loss was April 11, 1950. Kenneth is buried in Michigan.

Class of 1947

Kenneth is one of 27 members of the Class of 1947 on Virtual Memorial Hall.