29 S. Main St, West Hartford, CT 06107
Art Collection for BlumShapiro
Ella G. Brown attended Hartford Public Schools, studied Education and Sociology at Virginia State University and, two decades later, received a master’s degree from the University of Hartford. She later went on to becoming the first African American Women Police officer in Hartford, CT. She also opened a travel agency in Hartford, CT.
Brown began serving as executive director at the North Hartford Senior Center in 1977, a position she held until she died in 1984. Ella G. Brown’s lifetime of work and civic service has earned her numerous honors and recognitions, including awards from both the University of Hartford Alumni and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.