C Emerson (Clarence) Brown
(1869 - 1949)
C. Emerson (Clarence) Brown was active/lived in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania. C Brown is known for natural history wax modeling, zoological garden director.
Biography C. Emerson (Clarence) Brown
The following information is from Walter Emerson Brown, great grandson of C. Emerson Brown.
My understanding is that C. Emerson Brown did not like his first name, Clarence.
From what I recall having been told by my grandmother, his daughter in law, and by my father, C. Emerson was at one time a taxidermist for the Peabody-Essex Museum in Salem. Later, he became director of the Philadelphia Zoological Gardens. He wrote lots of articles and books on animals and camping.
Addendum: Obituary of C. Emerson Brown: former director of he Philadelphia Zoological Gardens, died at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, December 17, 1949. During his 28-year association with the zoo he first served as superintendent and then
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