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BROWN (Soundex B650) — See also BOWN, BRAWN, BRON, BRONN, BROUN, BROW, BROWN-PLOFKER, BROWN-WAITE, BROWNBACK, BROWNE, BROWNELL, BROWNER, BROWNING, BROWNLEE, BROWNLEY, BROWNLIE, BROWNLOW, BROWNRIGG, BROWNS, BROWNSON, BROWNYARD, BRUEN, BRUENE, BRUENN, BRUHN, BRUIEN, BRUIN, BRUN, BRUNE, BRUNN, BRUUN, BRUYN, DROWN, MCBROWN, REYNOLDS-BROWN, SEELY-BROWN.

  Brown, A. — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. A. — Member of Minnesota state senate 39th District, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Brown, A. C. — of Amador County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 14th District, 1863-65, 1866-67, 1869-71. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. C. — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. D. — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. E. — of Arvada, Jefferson County, Colo. Mayor of Arvada, Colo., 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. F. — of Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. G. — of Greencastle, Putnam County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. Gordon — U.S. Vice Consul in Mazatlan, as of 1914-17. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. Gregory — of Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah. Candidate in primary for mayor of Murray, Utah, 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Brown, A. H. — of Oregon. Democrat. Oregon state treasurer, 1874-78. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. J. — of Wewoka, Seminole Nation County, Indian Territory (now Seminole County, Okla.). Postmaster at Wewoka, Indian Territory, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. J. — of Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1928, 1936; minister. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. L. — of Morral, Marion County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. M. — of Pennsylvania. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. M. — of Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. M. — of Eastford, Windham County, Conn. Postmaster at Eastford, Conn., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. M. — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. M. — of St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. M. — of Winfield, Putnam County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Putnam County Democratic Party, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. N. — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. N. — of Mitchell, Davison County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 13th District, 1937-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. Paul — Constitution candidate for Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. R. — Republican. Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. R. — of Erwin, Unicoi County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. S. — of Cameron, Clinton County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Clinton County, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, A. Swan — Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Aaron — of Somers, Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1829-30. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Aaron — of Jefferson County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County, 1830. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Aaron — of Cortland County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Aaron — of Exeter, Luzerne County, Pa. Postmaster at Exeter, Pa., 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Aaron — of Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Aaron B. (b. 1845) — of Sheridan, Montcalm County, Mich. Born in 1845. Member of Michigan state senate 23rd District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Aaron Switzer (1913-1969) — also known as Aaron S. Brown — of Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Mich.; Lyme, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich., April 15, 1913. Newspaper reporter; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Mexico City, 1937-38; U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, 1961-67. Died February 22, 1969 (age 55 years, 313 days). Interment somewhere in Lyme, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Guy Carlton Brown and Millie Belle (Switzer) Brown; married, August 8, 1936, to Dorothy Park.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
Aaron V. Brown Brown, Aaron Venable (1795-1859) — also known as Aaron V. Brown — of Tennessee. Born in Brunswick County, Va., August 15, 1795. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of James K. Polk; member of Tennessee state senate, 1821-25, 1826-27; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1831-33; U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1839-45 (10th District 1839-43, 6th District 1843-45); Governor of Tennessee, 1845-47; U.S. Postmaster General, 1857-59; died in office 1859. Methodist. Died in Washington, D.C., March 8, 1859 (age 63 years, 205 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Aaron Brown and Elizabeth (Melton) Brown; married to Sarah Burruss; married 1845 to Cynthia Saunders.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: U.S. Postal Service
  Brown, Ab — of Riverside, Riverside County, Calif. Mayor of Riverside, Calif., 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Brown, Abel — of South Hampton, Rockingham County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 2nd District, 1833-35. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Abia — of Sussex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Sussex County, 1776. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Abiel — of Canton, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Canton, 1827. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Abner B. — of Florida. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 1st District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Abram — of Hopkinton, Merrimack County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 8th District, 1839-41. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Adam L. — of Bloomfield, Essex County, N.J. Postmaster at Bloomfield, N.J., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Addison (1830-1913) — of New York. Born in West Newbury, Essex County, Mass., February 21, 1830. Lawyer; botanist; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1881-1901; retired 1901. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 9, 1913 (age 83 years, 47 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Addison Brown and Catherine Babson (Griffin) Brown; married to Mary C. Barrett (died 1887); married 1893 to Helen C. Gaskin.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brown, Addison Makepeace (1859-1931) — also known as Addison M. Brown — of Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo County, Mich., February 15, 1859. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state senate 9th District, 1899-1900; defeated in primary, 1928. Died in Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo County, Mich., March 2, 1931 (age 72 years, 15 days). Interment at Schoolcraft Township Cemetery, Schoolcraft, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Lakin Brown and Mary Ann (Miles) Brown (1822-1906); married to Mollie Eliza Earl (1859-1931); grandfather of Garry Eldridge Brown; first cousin of Arthur Brown; second cousin twice removed of Bradford R. Lansing (1860-1912).
  Political families: Lansing family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brown, Adella See Adella Brown Bailey
  Brown, Adon P. — of Leonardsville, Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate, 1917-20 (37th District 1917-18, 39th District 1919-20). Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Al — of Brookville, Franklin County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Brown, Al — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Brown, Al — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Brown, Albert — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Albert Edmund (1874-1958) — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass.; Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Derby, England, December 9, 1874. Republican. Singer; music educator; director of community singing; performed, Republican National Convention, 1920 ; dean, Ithaca Institute of Public School Music (later, Ithaca College Music Department), 1924-36. Christian Scientist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Rotary. Died in Denver, Colo., December 7, 1958 (age 83 years, 363 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Brown and Elizabeth (Frost) Brown; married, June 15, 1898, to Martha Elizabeth Taylor (died 1950).
  Brown, Albert F. — of Otsego County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Otsego County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Albert G. — of Pennsylvania. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 33rd District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Albert Gallatin (1813-1880) — also known as Albert G. Brown — of Terry, Hinds County, Miss. Born in Chester District (now Chester County), S.C., May 31, 1813. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1835-39; U.S. Representative from Mississippi, 1839-41, 1847-53 (at-large 1839-41, 4th District 1847-53); circuit judge in Mississippi, 1842-43; Governor of Mississippi, 1844-48; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1854-61; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Senator from Mississippi in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Member, Freemasons. Died near Terry, Hinds County, Miss., June 12, 1880 (age 67 years, 12 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Miss.
  Presumably named for: Albert Gallatin
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Brown and Elizabeth (Rice) Brown; married 1835 to Elizabeth Taliaferro (1817-1836); married, January 12, 1841, to Roberta Eugenia Young (1813-1886).
  Brown County, Kan. is named for him.
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Albert G. Brown (built 1943, scrapped 1960) was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Brown, Albert L. (b. 1828) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Lunenburg, Essex County, Vt. Born in Lunenburg, Essex County, Vt., January 12, 1828. Republican. Merchant; farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Lunenburgh, 1888. Baptist. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Albert L. (b. 1892) — of Deposit, Broome County, N.Y. Born in Carthage, Jefferson County, N.Y., June 16, 1892. Democrat. Veterinarian; member of New York state assembly from Broome County 1st District, 1933; defeated, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, August 1, 1917, to Mabel L. Carley.
  Brown, Albert L. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 4th District, 1952; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 2nd District, 1961. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Albert M. — of Belmont County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Belmont County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Albert M. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Albert Oscar (1853-1937) — also known as Albert O. Brown — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Northwood, Rockingham County, N.H., July 18, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; president, Amoskeag Savings Bank, 1905-12; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1918-21; Governor of New Hampshire, 1921-23; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1924. Congregationalist. Died March 28, 1937 (age 83 years, 253 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Osgood Brown and Elizabeth (Langmaid) Brown; married 1888 to Susie J. Clarke.
  Brown, Alexander — U.S. Consular Agent in Newcastle, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Alexander G. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at San Antonio, Tex., 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Alexander H. — of Weston, Lewis County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Weston, W.Va., 1887-90. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Alexander Henry (1809-1879) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., December 31, 1809. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Andrew's, 1860-62. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., March 25, 1879 (age 69 years, 84 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Brown (1774-1824) and Harriett Louise (Wyatt) Brown (1780-1863); married to Sarah Anna Calhoun (1811-1892; third great-granddaughter of Cotton Mather (1663-1728; famed Massachusetts Puritan minister); second cousin once removed of John Caldwell Calhoun (1782-1850) and William Francis Calhoun).
  Political family: Calhoun-Pickens family of South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brown, Alfred (1836-1919) — also known as "Consolidation Brown" — of Scotland, Bon Homme County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Born near Ottawa, Ontario, January 1, 1836. Member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1879-80. Died in 1919 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.
  Brown County, S.Dak. is named for him.
  Brown, Alfred A. — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County 1st District, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Alfred B. — of Cortland County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Alfred James (1856-1913) — of Colorado. Born in Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y., March 23, 1856. Physician; druggist; member of Colorado state legislature, 1890. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died, of cerebral apoplexy, at his drugstore in Higbee, Randolph County, Mo., February 17, 1913 (age 56 years, 331 days). Interment at Eel River Cemetery, Columbia City, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of David Brown.
  Brown, Alfred W., Jr. — of Toms River, Ocean County, N.J. Republican. Chair of Ocean County Republican Party, 1919-21, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Allyn L. (born c.1884) — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., about 1884. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1917-19; member of Connecticut state senate 19th District, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Alpha — of Washington, D.C. Minister; Independent candidate for mayor of Washington, D.C., 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Brown, Alson W. — of Whitefield, Coos County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Alvan S. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Alvarado — of Branch County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Alvin — of Washington, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 16th District, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Amanda — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Brown, Ammon — of Nankin Township (now Westland), Wayne County, Mich. Supervisor of Nankin Township, Michigan, 1833-35; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 1st District, 1835; Wayne County Auditor, 1847-51; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Amos C. — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Brown, Andrew — of Monmouth County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1869-70. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Andrew — of Prosser, Benton County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1924, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Andrew — of Jeanerette, Iberia Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Brown, Andrew K. — of Mansfield, Tolland County, Conn. First selectman of Mansfield, Connecticut, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Andrew M. — of Sandersville, Washington County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Andrew S. — of Cortland, Cortland County, N.Y. Postmaster at Cortland, N.Y., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Angelo Scott — also known as Angelo Brown — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate in primary for mayor of Detroit, Mich., 2005, 2013, 2017. Still living as of 2017.
  Brown, Ann — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Brown, Ann — of Garrett Park, Montgomery County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Brown, Ann Peabody — of Menlo Park, San Mateo County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Brown, Anna — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Brown, Anna J. (b. 1952) — Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., 1952. Lawyer; district judge in Oregon, 1992-94; circuit judge in Oregon, 1994-99; U.S. District Judge for Oregon, 1999-. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Brown, Annice — of Milton, Santa Rosa County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Annie Martin — also known as Annie M. Brown — of Ruston, Lincoln Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1996, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Brown, Anson — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Postmaster at Ann Arbor, Mich., 1833-34. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Anson (1800-1840) — of Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, N.Y. Born in Charlton, Saratoga County, N.Y., 1800. Lawyer; one of the first directors of the Ballston Spa State Bank in 1830; U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1839-40; died in office 1840. Died in Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, N.Y., June 14, 1840 (age about 39 years). Interment at Ballston Spa Cemetery, Ballston Spa, N.Y.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brown, Anson — of Columbia County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Anthony — of Killingly, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Killingly, 1820. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Anthony — of Largo, Prince George's County, Md.; Mitchellville, Prince George's County, Md. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates District 25; elected 1998; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Brown, Archibald K. — U.S. Consul in Algiers, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Archie — of California. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 4th District, 1940, 1942; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Archie Harry — of Stearns, McCreary County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1958-59, 1962-67, 1970-71 (83rd District 1958-59, 1962-63, 82nd District 1964-67, 1970-71). Still living as of 1971.
  Brown, Arlene M. — of Jonesville, Hillsdale County, Mich. Socialist. Workers World candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Brown, Arlo Ayres — Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Armene — of Westminster, Adams County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Brown, Armstead (1875-1951) — also known as Thomas Armstead Brown — of Lafayette, Chambers County, Ala.; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala.; Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Born in Talbotton, Talbot County, Ga., June 6, 1875. Lawyer; Chambers County Solicitor, 1898-1902; municipal judge in Alabama, 1911-15; general solicitor, Florida East Coast Railway, and Florida East Coast Hotel Co.; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1925-46; chief justice of Florida state supreme court, 1925-26. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Kiwanis. Died October 29, 1951 (age 76 years, 145 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Tallahassee, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Clay 'Harry' Brown (1851-1926) and Susan Agnes 'Susie' (Dowdell) Brown (1851-1880); married, November 21, 1901, to Elizabeth Dowdell (1882-1970; his second cousin); nephew of James Render Dowdell; grandson of James Ferguson Dowdell; grandnephew of William Crawford Dowdell; first cousin once removed of William James Samford; second cousin of William Hodges Samford (1866-1940) and Thomas Drake Samford.
  Political family: Dowdell-Samford family of Auburn, Alabama.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brown, Arnold — of Garden City, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Brown, Arnold E. — of Bergen County, N.J. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1966-67; defeated, 1961 (Bergen County), 1967 (District 13-B). Still living as of 1967.
  Brown, Art — of California. Democrat. Candidate for Governor of California, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Brown, Arthur (1843-1906) — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich.; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo County, Mich., March 8, 1843. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from Utah, 1896-97; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1896 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; speaker). Shot and killed, in his room at the Raleigh Hotel, by his former mistress Annie Bradley, in Washington, D.C., December 12, 1906 (age 63 years, 279 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Asa Briggs Brown (1808-1887) and Lephia Olympia (Brown) Brown (1811-1900); married to Isabel Cameron (1842-1905); nephew of Ebenezer Lakin Brown; first cousin of Addison Makepeace Brown (1859-1931); first cousin twice removed of Calvin Coolidge and Garry Eldridge Brown; second cousin twice removed of Bradford R. Lansing.
  Political family: Lansing family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brown, Arthur — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Lawyer; president, Washtenaw Abstract Co.; mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1903-05; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 22nd Circuit, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Arthur — of Marysville, Snohomish County, Wash. Mayor of Marysville, Wash., 1937-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Arthur C. — of Salem, New London County, Conn. Republican. Elected Connecticut state house of representatives from Salem 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Arthur Ellison (b. 1892) — also known as Arthur E. Brown — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Tuscola County, Mich., October 23, 1892. Republican. Lawyer; oil executive; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1930; candidate for Michigan state senate 5th District, 1932, 1934, 1938, 1940; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1935-36. Methodist. Member, Sigma Nu Phi; American Legion; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Brown and Ida May (Moshier) Brown; married, July 18, 1918, to Elfrieda A. Juengel.
  Brown, Arthur F. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 2nd District, 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Arthur I. — of Belfast, Waldo County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Belfast, Maine, 1891-93, 1899-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Arthur Lewis (1854-1928) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 28, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for Rhode Island, 1896-1927; retired 1927. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., June 10, 1928 (age 73 years, 195 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Welch Brown and Mary Elizabeth (Thurber) Brown; married, February 12, 1884, to Cora E. Aylsworth.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Brown, Arthur M. (born c.1878) — of Jewett City, Griswold, New London County, Conn. Born in Jewett City, Griswold, New London County, Conn., about 1878. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Griswold, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Arthur W. — of Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate 23rd District, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Asahel — of Branch County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Asher P. — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Preston, 1833, 1839; member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Austin See J. Austin Brown
  Brown, Austin H. — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 6th Indiana District, 1867; member of Democratic National Committee from Indiana, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Austin M. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, B. C. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, B. F. — of Washington. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, B. F. S. — of Matawan, Monmouth County, N.J. Postmaster at Matawan, N.J., 1901-03. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, B. Gratz See Benjamin Gratz Brown
  Brown, B. H. See Barnett H. Brown
  Brown, B. Howard — of Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Honorary Consul for Panama in Miami, Fla., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, B. M. — of Fall River, Greenwood County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, B. Mahlon — of Nevada. U.S. Attorney for Nevada, 1977-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Brown, B. R. — of Rosenberg, Fort Bend County, Tex. Postmaster at Rosenberg, Tex., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, B. W. — of Derry, Westmoreland County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Bailey (1917-2004) — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., June 16, 1917. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee, 1961-79; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1979-97; resigned 1997. Died in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., October 6, 2004 (age 87 years, 112 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Brown, Baldwin — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 25, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Brown, Barb See Barbara Leavitt Brown
  Brown, Barbara — of Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Brown, Barbara Kuhlman — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire Governor's Council 2nd District, 1994. Female. Still living as of 1994.
  Brown, Barbara Leavitt — also known as Barb Brown — of Chester, Randolph County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980, 1996, 2004, 2008; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Brown, Barker W. — of Columbia, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Columbia, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Barnett H. (1786-1879) — also known as B. H. Brown — of Barnwell Court House (now Barnwell), Barnwell County, S.C. Born in South Carolina, September 25, 1786. Democrat. Postmaster at Barnwell Court House, S.C., 1813-16, 1817-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1860. Died in Barnwell County, S.C., March 31, 1879 (age 92 years, 187 days). Interment at Barnwell Baptist Church Cemetery, Barnwell, S.C.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Basil W. Brown Brown, Basil W. (1927-1997) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Vandalia, Cass County, Mich., March 20, 1927. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Michigan state senate, 1957-88 (3rd District 1957-64, 6th District 1965-74, 3rd District 1975-82, 2nd District 1983-88); resigned 1988; in 1985, a prostitute working for the police went to visit him several times, and exchanged sex for marijuana and cocaine; arrested November 8, 1985; pleaded guilty in 1987 and resigned from the Senate; sentenced to six months in jail, fines, and probation; his law license was also suspended; the state supreme court threw out the conviction in 1991. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Member, Kappa Alpha Psi; Elks; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; NAACP. Injured in a fire at his home, while also suffering cancer, and died two weeks later, in Harper Hospital, Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., October 28, 1997 (age 70 years, 222 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, June 8, 1950, to Ermajeanne Seeger.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Brown, Bedford (1795-1870) — of Locust Hill, Caswell County, N.C. Born in Caswell County, N.C., June 6, 1795. Democrat. Member of North Carolina house of commons, 1815-17, 1823; member of North Carolina state senate, 1828-29, 1842, 1858-60; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1829-40; resigned 1840; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1860. Died in Caswell County, N.C., December 6, 1870 (age 75 years, 183 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Caswell County, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Brown, Beecher See H. Beecher Brown
  Brown, Ben B. See Benjamin Beuhring Brown
  Brown, Ben Hill — of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1912; mayor of Spartanburg, S.C., 1937. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Ben Hill Brown, Jr. (1914-1989).
  Brown, Ben Hill, Jr. (1914-1989) — of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C. Born in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C., February 8, 1914. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul General in Istanbul, 1960; U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, 1964. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Kappa Alpha Order; Pi Kappa Delta; Sigma Upsilon; Freemasons. Died in 1989 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ben Hill Brown (1872?-?) and Clara Twitty (Colcock) Brown; married, March 3, 1940, to Barbara Bothwell Burt.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Brown, Ben M. — of Bristol, Sullivan County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Benjamin (1756-1831) — of Massachusetts. Born in Swansea, Bristol County, Mass., September 23, 1756. Physician; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1809, 1811-12, 1819; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 16th District, 1815-17. Died in Waldoboro, Lincoln County, Maine, September 17, 1831 (age 74 years, 359 days). Interment at Waldoboro Cemetery, Waldoboro, Maine.
  Relatives: Nephew of John Brown (1736-1803).
  Political families: Appleton family of Massachusetts; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Brown, Benjamin — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1840. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Benjamin — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Republican. Mayor of Pueblo, Colo., 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Benjamin A. — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Dover 4th Ward; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Benjamin B. — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Benjamin Beuhring (b. 1893) — also known as Ben B. Brown — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., March 14, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1925-26; defeated, 1928; president, Lewis Land and Coal Company; director, Kanawha Valley Bank; director, Slab Fork Coal Company; director, Scotia Coal and Coke Company; director, Eagle Land Company. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Acacia; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Frederick Brown and Jennie Morgan (Woodbridge) Brown; married, August 22, 1917, to Hester Moulton Newhall.
  Brown, Benjamin Gratz (1826-1885) — also known as B. Gratz Brown; "Boozy Gratz" — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., May 28, 1826. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1852-58; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1860; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1863-67; Governor of Missouri, 1871-73; Democratic candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1872. Died in Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Mo., December 13, 1885 (age 59 years, 199 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Kirkwood, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Mason Brown (1799-1867) and Judith (Bledsoe) Brown (1803-1885); married to Mary Hanson Gunn (born 1841); grandson of John Brown.
  Political family: Brown-Breckinridge family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Brown, Benjamin H. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Benjamin J. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Benjamin Johnson (d. 1861) — of Missouri. Member of Missouri state senate, 1850; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Killed in the battle of Wilson's Creek, near Republic, Greene County, Mo., August 10, 1861. Original interment at Wilson's Creek Battlefield, Near Republic, Greene County, Mo.; reinterment at Springfield National Cemetery, Springfield, Mo.
  Brown, Benjamin U. — of Pennsylvania. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Benjamin W. B. — of New York City (unknown county), N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Benton G — Candidate for Michigan state senate 10th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Beriah (1815-1900) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., February 23, 1815. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1852; candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin, 1857; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1878-79. Died in Anaconda, Deer Lodge County, Mont., February 8, 1900 (age 84 years, 350 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brown, Bernard — of New York. Liberal. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Bernard J. — U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1961-69. Still living as of 1969.
  Brown, Bert — of Winter Park, Orange County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Brown, Bertha — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Brown, Bethel — of Cleveland, Bradley County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Betty — Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 4th District; defeated, 1996; elected 1998, 2000, 2002; elected unopposed 2004; elected 2006, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Brown, Betty — of Orange, Essex County, N.J. Candidate for mayor of Orange, N.J., 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Brown, Beuenia — of New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Brown, Bill — of Platte County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives 17th District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Brown, Bill — of California. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 23rd District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Brown, Billings — of Otsego County, N.Y. Candidate for New York state assembly from Otsego County, 1815. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Billings — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Preston, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Billy — of Texas. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1993. Still living as of 1993.
  Brown, Billy E. — of Oklahoma. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Brown, Bob See Robert. Wayne Brown
  Brown, Bob (b. 1957) — of Dearborn Heights, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Dearborn Heights, Wayne County, Mich., February 24, 1957. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 16th District, 1997-. Catholic. Still living as of 2000.
  Brown, Bonnie — of Willacy County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Brown, Bonnie Louise — also known as Bonnie L. Brown — of South Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1983-88, 1991-94 (23rd District 1983-88, 1991-92, 30th District 1993-94); defeated, 2012; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Brown, Boyd (1897-1949) — of Winnsboro, Fairfield County, S.C. Born in 1897. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1937-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1940, 1944. Presbyterian. Died in 1949 (age about 52 years). Interment at Bethel Cemetery, Winnsboro, S.C.
  Relatives: Father of Walter Boyd Brown, Sr. (1920-1998).
  Brown, Brian — of Genesee County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 29th District, 1977. Still living as of 1977.
  Brown, Brian M. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Virginia 10th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Brown, Brian Russell — Candidate for U.S. Senator from Georgia, 2010; candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia 10th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Brown, Brooks, Jr. — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Mayor of Augusta, Maine, 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Browder D. — of Washington. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Bruce — of Devils Tower, Crook County, Wyo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Brown, Bruce L. — of Michigan. Human Rights candidate for Wayne State University board of governors, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Brown, Buck See Moscoe J. Brown
  Brown, Bud See Clarence J. Brown, Jr.
  Brown, Bud See Byron T. Brown
  Brown, Buddy: See Henry J. Cianfrani
  Brown, Buster — of Lake Jackson, Brazoria County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Brown, Buster See J. E. Brown
  Brown, Butch See Larry L. Brown
  Brown, Butcher See Glenn Brown
  Brown, Byron D. — of Mayfield, Fulton County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Fulton and Hamilton counties, 1896-97. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Byron T. — of South Dakota. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from South Dakota 2nd District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Brown, Byron T. — also known as Bud Brown — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona 4th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Brown, Byron W. (b. 1958) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., September 24, 1958. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of New York state senate 60th District; elected 2002, 2004; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 2006-; Presidential Elector for New York, 2012. Still living as of 2018.
  See also Wikipedia article


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