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Alan P. Henry, Staff Writer
4:17 pm CDT September 11, 2017

For more than four decades, David Brown was a charismatic, driving force in New Trier Township behind Republican Party electoral victories at the local, state and federal level. 

Senators Charles Percy and Mark Kirk, and Congressmen John Porter and Donald Rumsfeld were among the many beneficiaries of ballot box power he harnessed during 12 years as president of the New Trier Republican Organization and 30 years as the township’s committeeman.