Gordon Lee Brown
1917 - 2007
Gordon Brown was a teacher, band director, and principal at Fletcher Academy in North Carolina. A 1951 BA graduate in religion from Emmanuel Missionary College, now Andrews University, he began his career teaching in a church school in Ohio.
In 1953 he joined the faculty at Fletcher Academy, a self-supporting Seventh-day Adventist school in North Carolina, where he would teach until his retirement in the 1980s. One of his first initiatives at FA was to start a band program. He and his band members regularly attended music festivals in the Southern Union.
Sources: Obituary, Southern Tidings, November 2007; Social Security Records; personal knowledge