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Harts M. Brown

Harts M. Brown

Harts Morrison Brown, a retired management consultant who had been a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died June 24 of lung cancer at the Veteran Administration Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center in Northeast Baltimore.

The Woodstock resident, who had lived in Northwest Baltimore and Columbia, was 89.

Harts Morrison Brown, the son of a Baltimore & Ohio railroader and a concert pianist, was born and raised in Cincinnati.

After graduating in 1940 from Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati, he moved to Philadelphia to be near his mother.

"It was there that he learned the Army Air Corps was accepting 'Negroes' for training as...