Marian and Vivian Brown

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The Browns in 2005

Marian (January 25, 1927 – November 20, 2014) and Vivian Brown (January 25, 1927 – January 9, 2013) were American identical twins and celebrity icons of San Francisco. They were known as the San Francisco Twins.[1] They were voted second as San Francisco's "Best Local Character" in 2000.[2] They lived or mostly appeared at Nob Hill.[3] They were born in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Vivian died on January 9, 2013 in San Francisco, California from Alzheimer's disease, aged 85.[4] Marian Brown died on November 20, 2014 from natural causes in San Mateo, California, aged 87.

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  1. Paul Feist (2006-10-13). "Leno? Who needs Jay Leno when you've got the Brown twins?". The San Francisco Chronicle. Archived from the original on 2012-10-25. Retrieved 2008-08-30.
  2. Readers Choice (2000-05-07). "And the Winners Are..." The San Francisco Chronicle. p. K17. Retrieved 2008-08-30.
  3. Mike Kepka (2011-10-16). "Marian and Vivian Brown, the twins of Nob Hill". The San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 2011-12-15.
  4. Whiting, Sam (2013-01-11). "Vivian A. Brown, distinguished twin, dies". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 2013-01-11.