Walter Monroe Brown, Sr. organised Brown’s Hosiery Mill in Burlington, one of the companies listed in the earliest directories. His son, Walter M. Brown, Jr., joined the company upon graduation from UNC, was President and, made Treasurer upon the death of his father in 1933.
Figure: Walter M. Brown, Jr. 1951, President
Figure: Brown-Wooten Hosiery 2009
Source: Builders of Alamance, Burlington Chamber of Commerce, Burlington, NC. 1951