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About Author, Joe Brown

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-Born 1941 in Union Grove, Iredell County, North Carolina

-Raised on a small tobacco farm in Yadkin County

-Large family – 4 brothers and 2 sisters

-Graduated West Yadkin High School in 1959

-Started public work in Greensboro, June 1959

-US Army, January 1960 to March 1962

                          Fort Jackson, South Carolina

                          Fort Ord, California

                          Fort Bliss, Texas

-Back to Greensboro to work in 1962 – worked various jobs, including fireman for three years

-Started school at night in 1966, Guilford College, until 1971

-1971 – Business Management and Accounting

-Started to work as accountant in 1969 – Bought the manufacturing company in 1973 – owned and managed company until 2006, when retired

-Ran for US Senate in 1972 –        lost in primary

-Ran for Guilford County Commissioner                        in 1992 – lost in primary

-Served on Governor Jim Holshouser’s      inaugural committee in 1972

- Served on committee for Employment of       the Handicapped from 1974- 1978

-Became licensed pilot 1975-1978

-Four children 1963, 1971, 1983 and 1994,
seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

-Started writing 2005 – now has 29 books.


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