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Brown, George
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(Nov 29, 1818, Alloa, Scotland – May 9, 1880, Toronto), a Presbyterian journalist and politician. Brown emigrated from Scotland to New York (1837) and then to Toronto (1843). After the Disruption of 1843 divided the Presbyterian Church of Scotland (Presbyterians), Brown and his father Peter were energetic advocates of the Free Church. In various newspapers, especially the Toronto Globe, Brown supported Protestantism and resisted the influence of Roman Catholicism.

Bibliography

J.M.S. Careless, Brown of the Globe, 2 vols., 1959/63 (repr. 1989).

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Noll, Mark A., “Brown, George”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_02657>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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