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Mini Biographies of Scots and Scots Descendants (B)
Brown, Alexander

(1764-1834) Born in Ballymena, Ulster, of Scottish ancestry he founded the oldest investment bank in the United States in Baltimore in 1800, which still bears his name. He also began Brown Brothers in NY. Founded in 1818, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. is the largest and oldest surviving private bank in America today.

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