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John Y. Brown Jr. in golf tournament, 1948

Posted on July 28, 2014 | in Uncategorized | by
John Y. Brown Jr. putts in darkness while his opponent, John Williams held a flashlight and the flag during the Lexington City Golf Tournament Aug. 19, 1948. In the background above the flag is Brown's father John Y. Brown Sr., wearing a white suit and hat. The senior Brown was an attorney and politician, serving one term in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1933-35. His son was governor of Kentucky from 1979-83. At the time of this picture, John Y. Brown Jr. was a student at Kentucky Military Institute.

John Y. Brown Jr. putted in darkness while his opponent, John Williams, held a flashlight and the flag during the Lexington City Golf Tournament on Aug. 19, 1948. In the background above the flag is Brown’s father, John Y. Brown Sr., wearing a white suit and hat. The senior Brown was an attorney and politician, serving one term in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1933 to 1935. His son was governor of Kentucky from 1979 to 1983. At the time of this picture, the younger Brown was a student at Kentucky Military Institute.

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