Nicholas Brown Jr

  • American

Nicholas Brown Jr (4 April 1769 - 27 September 1841) was an American businessman and philanthropist from Providence, Rhode Island. Brown University is named after him. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Founder Brown and Ives 1791 1841



Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Home Nightingale-Brown House Providence, RI
1775/05/00 First Baptist Meetinghouse holds it's first meeting, May 1775, church built 1774-1775 Member First Baptist Meetinghouse Providence, RI
1791/00/00 Thomas Poynton Ives and Nicholas Brown establish the Providence mercantile firm of Brown and Ives. The firm's trade with China Trade includes silks, spices and tea. Work
1844/00/00 Nicholas Brown bequeaths $30,000 for a new accommodation where persons "deprived of their reason may find a safe retreat ... conducive to their comfort and to their restoration to a sound state of mind." Benefactor Butler Hospital Providence, RI
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