JACQUES A. BROWN, 84
LAKELAND - Jacques A. Brown, 84, died Saturday, June 28, 2008 at Good Shepherd Hospice due to cancer.
He was born February 4, 1924 to John A. and Goldie Pearl (White) Brown in Elmira, NY and moved to Lakeland in 1964 from Pennsylvania. Jacques was a professor of Political Science and taught for over twenty years at Polk Community College. He is a Canadian Air Force and United States Army veteran and a member of Lakeside Baptist Church. Jacques was involved in Cuban exile affairs and political action groups to promote the democratization of Cuba.
Jacques is preceded in death by his wife and former Mayor of Lakeland, Peggy Brown. He is survived by his two step-daughters, Jane Meeks of Lakeland and Janice McDonald of Montgomery, Alabama and a sister, June Davis of Pennsylvania.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Polk Community College, 999 Avenue H, N.E., Winter Haven, FL 33881.
Arrangements by Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes, Southside Chapel.