|Thad H. Brown|
|1937 in Washington, D.C.|
|35th Ohio Secretary of State|
January 8, 1923 – January 10, 1927
|Preceded by||Harvey C. Smith|
|Succeeded by||Clarence J. Brown|
|Federal Radio Commission|
March 28, 1932 – July 11, 1934
|Succeeded by||position eliminated|
|Federal Communications Commission|
July 11, 1934 – June 30, 1940
|Preceded by||new position|
|Born||January 10, 1887|
|Died||February 25, 1941 (aged 54)|
|Resting place||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
Thaddeus Harold Brown (January 10, 1887 – February 25, 1941) was a Republican lawyer and politician from the U.S. State of Ohio. After serving in the United States Army during World War I, he was elected Ohio Secretary of State 1923-1927, and was a commissioner of the Federal Radio Commission and then the Federal Communications Commission from 1932 to 1940.
During World War I, Brown joined the United States Army and was Captain of Quartermaster Corps from July 13, 1917, and from October 11, 1918 to discharge was Captain, Judge Advocate General's Corps at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Brown was an unsuccessful candidate in the Republican primary for Ohio Governor in 1926, a delegate to the 1928 Republican National Convention, and a Presidential elector in 1928.
March 28, 1932, Brown was appointed to the Federal Radio Commission, and served until being appointed to the successor agency. On July 11, 1934, he was appointed a Commissioner to the newly formed Federal Communications Commission and served until June 30, 1940.
Harvey C. Smith
|Secretary of State of Ohio
Clarence J. Brown
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