Dillon S. Brown (1912-1998) served as Professor of Pomology at the University of
California, Davis from 1949-1979. His papers contain several examples of his writings including a typescript
of the first volume of his history of the Department of Pomology (1984) and a talk that he gave at Apple Day
Dillon Brown was born in Genoa, Illinois. He earned a bachelor's degree in agriculture from the University
of Illinois in 1935, followed by a master's degree in horticulture from the University of West Virginia and
a Ph.D. in horticulture from Ohio State University in 1944.
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