Brown, Ralph Hall
- Thomas J. Curran
Brown, Ralph Hall (12 January 1898–23 February 1948), geographer, was born in Ayer, Massachusetts, the son of William Brown, a pharmacist, and Nellie Eliza Leavitt. He attended Massachusetts State College from 1915 to 1917 and graduated in 1921 from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania, with a B.S. in economics. In 1925 he received a Ph.D. in geography and economics from the University of Wisconsin. In 1924 Brown married Eunice Rasmussen; three of their four children survived to maturity....