Browning, Charles Dana (September 30, 1898 - August 2, 1952)

PROMINENT RANCHER DANA BROWNING

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Unknown - August 7, 1952

Charles Dana Browning, 53, prominent rancher of the Moss Agate community, died early Saturday morning at Converse County Memorial hospital of a heart condition. He had been admitted to the hospital July 22.

He was born Sept. 30, 1898, at Wakeman, O., the son of Frank and Alice Browning. He came to Wyoming in 1907 and lived with Mr. and Mrs. Ashby on their LaPrele ranch. Prior to that time he spent several years in Belpri, O., and Chicago, Ill.

He was graduated from Beaver school in 1912 and the following year went to California Tech in Los Angeles, Calif. He was graduated from Jireh college in 1917.

His marriage to Miss Edith Leman took place in Douglas on Jan. 17, 1929.

He operated a ranch 22 miles south of Douglas and was active in the Beaver Farm Bureau local, the Douglas Moose lodge and the Converse County Predatory Animal board.

He was a member of the Episcopal church.

Dana Browning was known as a cheerful, friendly and fun-loving man and was a good neighbor.

He is survived by his wife, Edith; two daughters, Mrs. Donald York of Shawnee and Miss Marilyn Browning of Douglas; four grandchildren, Connie, Marjie, David and Sherrie York; a sister, Mrs. Miriam Vittur of Columbus, O., and a brother, Arthur C. Browning of Trion, N.C.

Funeral services were conducted yesterday afternoon from Christ Episcopal church by Rev. H.H. Lindeman, with burial in Douglas Park cemetery.

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