Obit – Linn Lewis Brown

Linn Lewis Brown, 75, North Kansas City, former editor of the Dispatch-Tribune newspapers, died June 15, 2008, at North Kansas City Hospital.
Mr. Brown earned a degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin in 1954 and began working as a reporter in Phoenix, then worked for newspapers in California.
Mr. Brown became editor of the Kansas City Press Dispatch in 1964 when it was purchased by Harold G. Townsend Jr. He left in 1968 to edit newspapers in California, but returned to Kansas City in 1978 as editor of the Dispatch-Tribune newspapers. He retired in 1997 but continued to write feature stories and a weekly column.
Mr. Brown leaves his wife, Betty Anne Brown; three stepchildren, four step-grandchildren and a brother.

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