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William Brown was famous for his 61 years as Examiner editor

By Ben Carr
December 4 2023 - 11:30am
Cecil and Effie Brown at the Examiner office in 1982. Behind them is a picture of William Brown with Cecil (far right) and Raymond Terrace businessmen outside the Examiner's King Street office in the early 1900s.
Cecil and Effie Brown at the Examiner office in 1982. Behind them is a picture of William Brown with Cecil (far right) and Raymond Terrace businessmen outside the Examiner's King Street office in the early 1900s.

For more than 100 years the Port Stephens Examiner was a family affair, starting with original owner William Brown and passing through to his sons Cecil and Ray.

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