Dale Benton Brown Jr

Flagler County Tax Collector (1961-1980)

Dale was born in St. Johns Park in 1915. He was a Cpl in U S Army in WWII with overseas duty in Italy, serving about 20 months overseas. He had 370 combat days to his credit. He was a charter member of Flagler CO’s first VFW Post, serving as their judge advocate.

Dale was appointed Tax Collector in November 1961 when Robert Gayle Mercer resigned.  He continued to serve as Tax Collector until he retired in 1980.