James C. Brown '76

At a recent gathering of alumni rowers, I was asked this question:  “How come Brownie was thrown into Lake Quinsigamond?”  An odd question, with a profound answer, as it reveals an important aspect of a man, now gone.  No one of us can know the entire character of another man.  But by sharing what each of us knows, a portrait of the man may emerge.  Here is what I know.

James C. Brown '76

At a recent gathering of alumni rowers, I was asked this question:  “How come Brownie was thrown into Lake Quinsigamond?”  An odd question, with a profound answer, as it reveals an important aspect of a man, now gone.  No one of us can know the entire character of another man.  But by sharing what each of us knows, a portrait of the man may emerge.  Here is what I know.

James C. Brown '76

At a recent gathering of alumni rowers, I was asked this question:  “How come Brownie was thrown into Lake Quinsigamond?”  An odd question, with a profound answer, as it reveals an important aspect of a man, now gone.  No one of us can know the entire character of another man.  But by sharing what each of us knows, a portrait of the man may emerge.  Here is what I know.