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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, Van — of Carroll County, Ohio. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Carroll County, 1850-51. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Van See S. Van Brown
  Brown, Vanessa (1928-1999) — also known as Smylla Brynd; Tessa Brind — of Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Vienna, Austria, March 24, 1928. Democrat. Actress; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. Female. Jewish. Died, from breast cancer, at the Motion Picture Country Home, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 21, 1999 (age 71 years, 58 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Westwood Memorial Park, Westwood, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Married, August 15, 1950, to Robert Franklyn (divorced 1957); married, November 29, 1959, to Mark Sandrich, Jr. (1928-1995; television producer).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brown, Vernon E. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
Vernon J. Brown Brown, Vernon Jacobs (1874-1964) — also known as Vernon J. Brown — of Mason, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Vevay Township, Ingham County, Mich., March 20, 1874. Republican. Grocer; Ingham County Clerk, 1919-22; newspaper publisher; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1929-38; Michigan state auditor general, 1939-44; Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1945-46; candidate in primary for Governor of Michigan, 1946. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis. Died in 1964 (age about 90 years). Interment at Hawley Cemetery, Vevay Township, Ingham County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John M. Brown and Nancy J. (Jacobs) Brown; married to Maud R. DeCamp; father of Jim N. Brown (1926-1991).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1939
  Brown, Veronica — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate in primary for mayor of Detroit, Mich., 2005. Female. Still living as of 2005.
  Brown, Virdin C. — Member of Virgin Islands legislature, 1971-74, 1983-92; president of the Virgin Islands legislature, 1991-92; Independent Citizens Movement candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from the Virgin Islands, 2002. African ancestry. Still living as of 2002.
  Brown, Virgil — of Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Brown, Virgil A. — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Mayor of Morgantown, W.Va., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Virginia — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 12th District, 1974. Female. Still living as of 1974.
  Brown, Virginia Mae (b. 1923) — of Pliny, Putnam County, W.Va. Born in Pliny, Putnam County, W.Va., November 13, 1923. Democrat. Lawyer; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1964-79. Female. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association. Still living as of 1979.
  Relatives: Daughter of Felix Melville Brown and Hester Ann Crandall Brown; married, April 8, 1955, to James Vernon Brown.
  Brown, Volney P. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 3rd District, 1870-71. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. — of Fridley, Anoka County, Minn. Postmaster at Fridley, Minn., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. — of Lake Geneva, Walworth County, Wis. Postmaster at Lake Geneva, Wis., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. A. — of Rocky Point, Pender County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state senate 9th District, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. A. — of Stanton, Stanton County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1923, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. A. — of Hinton, Summers County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of Hinton, W.Va., 1949-51; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Summers County, 1958, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. B. See Walter Boyd Brown, Sr.
  Brown, W. C. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1880, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. C. — of Springview, Keya Paha County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state senate, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. Donaldson — of Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky. Mayor of Fort Thomas, Ky., 1961-65. Still living as of 1965.
  Brown, W. Duval — U.S. Consul in Palermo, as of 1919; La Paz, as of 1920-21. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. E. — of Manistee, Manistee County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Manistee, Mich.; elected 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Mrs. W. E. — of Vader, Lewis County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. G. — Candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1878 (National), 1880 (Greenback). Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. G. — of Summersville, Nicholas County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Nicholas County Republican Party, 1917; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Nicholas County, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. H. — of Madison County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Madison County, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. H. — of Bellaire, Belmont County, Ohio. Mayor of Bellaire, Ohio, 1886-90. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. H. — of Paola, Miami County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. H. — of Jewett City, Griswold, New London County, Conn. Postmaster at Jewett City, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. H. — of North Dakota. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. H. — of Delaware County, N.Y. Progressive. Candidate for New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. Hensel — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. Hill, Jr. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. L. — of Kingman, Kingman County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1912; Speaker of the Kansas State House of Representatives, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. Lee — of Greenville, Hunt County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. M. — of Williamson, Mingo County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. M. E. — of Solon, Somerset County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. O. — of Jonesboro, Union County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. R. — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Postmaster at Newburgh, N.Y., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. S. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 2nd District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. T. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. W. — of Calais, Washington County, Maine. Postmaster at Calais, Maine, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. W. — of Parsons, Labette County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Mrs. W. W. — of Parsons, Labette County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, W. Wayne — of Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Manhattan Beach, Calif., 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Wade — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 20th District, 2000; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 11th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Brown, Mrs. Waitman — of Glenville, Gilmer County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Gilmer County Republican Party, 1973. Female. Still living as of 1973.
  Brown, Wallace (b. 1874) — of Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky. Born in Bloomfield, Nelson County, Ky., October 11, 1874. Democrat. Newspaper editor; lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1912, 1934-37 (Nelson County 1912, 34th District 1934-37); county judge in Kentucky, 1914-25; member of Kentucky state senate, 1926-28. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Washington Brown and Margaret Ann (Greer) Brown; married, April 28, 1904, to Nancy Jackson Williams (died 1929).
  Brown, Wallace E. (1853-1930) — of North Adams, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Adams, Berkshire County, Mass., June 29, 1853. Surgeon; mayor of North Adams, Mass., 1913-15. Died in Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo., April 4, 1930 (age 76 years, 279 days). Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Wallace E. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 36th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Walt See Walter Frederick Brown
  Brown, Walter See J. Walter Brown
  Brown, Walter Boyd, Sr. (1920-1998) — also known as Walter Brown, Sr.; W. B. Brown — of Winnsboro, Fairfield County, S.C. Born in Smallwood, Fairfield County, S.C., May 16, 1920. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1960, 1964, 1968; first director of South Carolina Department of General Services; vice-president of Norfolk Southern Corporation (formerly Southern Railway). Presbyterian. Blind in one eye. Died, following a stroke, at Fairfield Memorial Hospital, Winnsboro, Fairfield County, S.C., March 9, 1998 (age 77 years, 297 days). Interment at Bethel Cemetery, Winnsboro, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Boyd Brown (1897-1949).
  Brown, Walter C. — of Sparks, Baltimore County, Md. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Brown, Walter Clifford (1890-1936) — also known as Walter C. Brown — of Warrenville, Ashford, Windham County, Conn. Born in Willimantic, Windham County, Conn., September 28, 1890. Republican. Mechanic; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ashford, 1921-22; defeated, 1918; member of Connecticut state senate 28th District, 1929-31. Baptist. Member, Exchange Club; Grange. Died, in the Windham Community Community Memorial Hospital, Willimantic, Windham County, Conn., June 25, 1936 (age 45 years, 271 days). Interment at Warrenville Cemetery, Warrenville, Ashford, Conn.
  Brown, Walter E. — of Naugatuck, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Naugatuck, 1910; warden (borough president) of Naugatuck, Connecticut, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Walter E. — of New Kensington, Westmoreland County, Pa. Democrat. Acting postmaster at New Kensington, Pa., 1963-64. Still living as of 1964.
  Brown, Walter F. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Oneida County 3rd District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
Walter F. Brown Brown, Walter Folger (1869-1961) — also known as Walter F. Brown — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Massillon, Stark County, Ohio, May 31, 1869. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1920 (member, Credentials Committee), 1924, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee), 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1920; U.S. Postmaster General, 1929-33. Died January 26, 1961 (age 91 years, 240 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of James Marshall Brown and Lavinia (Folger) Brown; married, September 10, 1903, to Katharin Hafer.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. Postal Museum
  Brown, Walter Frederick (b. 1926) — also known as Walter F. Brown; Walt Brown — of Oregon. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 28, 1926. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of Oregon state senate, 1975-86; Socialist candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1998, 2000, 2002; Socialist candidate for President of the United States, 2004. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Andrew Brown (1897-1978) and Emily Anna (Weber) Brown (1897-1978); married, August 7, 1950, to Barbara May Porter Stahlman (1922-1999); married, August 16, 2007, to Beverly Lois Isbell.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Brown, Walter G. — of Goshen, Orange County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936; chair of Orange County Republican Party, 1939; mayor of Goshen, N.Y., 1957. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Walter J. — of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Walter Livingstone (b. 1846) — also known as Walter L. Brown — of Oneonta, Otsego County, N.Y. Born in Carlisle, Schoharie County, N.Y., September 5, 1846. Republican. Hardware business; farmer; member of New York state assembly, 1888-89, 1891-93 (Otsego County 2nd District 1888-89, 1891-92, Otsego County 1893); member of New York state senate 33rd District, 1896-98, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Walter W. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 13, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Brown, Wanda — Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives 57th District; elected 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Brown, Warren — of Contra Costa County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 8th District, 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Warren — of Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1872-74; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Warren — of El Dorado, Butler County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Warren O. — of Springfield, Baca County, Colo. Republican. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Warrington B. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 7, 1885-86; member of Minnesota state senate 7th District, 1887-90. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Brown, Wat W. — of South Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Watt See J. Watt Brown
  Brown, Watt T. — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Alabama, 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Wayman R. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Brown, Wayne See Robert. Wayne Brown
  Brown, Wayne See W. Wayne Brown
  Brown, Wayne — of Mesa, Maricopa County, Ariz. Mayor of Mesa, Ariz., 1996-2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Brown, Webster Everett (1851-1929) — also known as Webster E. Brown — of Rhinelander, Oneida County, Wis. Born near Peterboro, Madison County, N.Y., July 16, 1851. Republican. Lumber business; mayor of Rhinelander, Wis., 1894-95; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin, 1901-07 (9th District 1901-03, 10th District 1903-07). Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 14, 1929 (age 78 years, 151 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery, Rhinelander, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Brown, Weldon J. — of Boone, Boone County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Wendell — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Wendell — of Oakland County, Mich. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Brown, Wesley Ernest (b. 1907) — also known as Wesley E. Brown — of Hutchinson, Reno County, Kan. Born in Hutchinson, Reno County, Kan., 1907. Democrat. Lawyer; Reno County Attorney, 1935-39; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; corporate secretary and attorney, Aircraft Woodwork Manufacturers, 1942-44; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1956; U.S. District Judge for Kansas, 1962-79; took senior status 1979. Burial location unknown.
  Cross-reference: Jerry G. Elliott
  See also federal judicial profile
  Brown, Wesley W. — of Ardsley, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Ardsley, N.Y., 1889-93. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Wilbert — also known as Duke Brown — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Republican. Candidate in primary for mayor of Fort Wayne, Ind., 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Brown, Wilbur M. — of Winchester Center, Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn. Postmaster at Winchester Center, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Wilburn — of Gilbert, Maricopa County, Ariz. Mayor of Gilbert, Ariz., 1992, 1993-97. Still living as of 1997.
  Brown, Will, Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Brown, Willard M. — Candidate for California superintendent of public instruction, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Brown, Willard S. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 7th District, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William (1779-1833) — of Kentucky. Born in Frederick County, Va., April 19, 1779. Colonel in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1810; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1819-21. Died in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Ill., October 6, 1833 (age 54 years, 170 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Brown, William — of Wayne County, Mich. Member Michigan territorial council from Wayne County, 1828-31. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William — of Hebron, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hebron, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William (1804-1881) — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Born June 16, 1804. Member of Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1870, 1880-81; died in office 1881; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterbury, 1872. Died in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., March 3, 1881 (age 76 years, 260 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Waterbury, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Sarah Susannah Kingsbury (1807-1841).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brown, William, Sr. — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1850-52. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William — of Hampton, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 13th District, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill. Mayor of Rockford, Ill., 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William — of Spencerport, Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 3rd District, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William — of Wabasha County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 10, 1866. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Brown, William — of Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Ky. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1870; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William — of Olmsted County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 10, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Brown, William — of Island Grove, Sangamon County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 35, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Brown, William — of Lincoln, Loudoun County, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 2nd District, 1920, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William A. — U.S. Consul in San Juan del Norte, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William A. — of Ashland, Grafton County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Ashland, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William A. — of Huntsville, Madison County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William Andreas (b. 1930) — of New Hampshire. Born in 1930. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Thailand, 1985-88; Israel, 1988-92. Still living as of 1992.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Brown, William B. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William B. — of Greenville, Pitt County, N.C. Republican. Postmaster at Greenville, N.C., 1880-83. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William B. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Cascade Township, Kent County, Mich. Republican. Lawyer; Kent County Prosecuting Attorney, 1911; circuit judge in Michigan 17th Circuit, 1911-53; appointed 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William B. — Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William B. C. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for California, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William C. — of Belton, Anderson County, S.C. Republican. Postmaster at Belton, S.C., 1865-66, 1905-08. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William C. — of New York. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William C. (d. 1917) — of Wright County, Iowa. Iowa state treasurer, 1913-17; died in office 1917. Died May 12, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William C. (b. 1877) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1877. Lawyer; Ingham County Prosecuting Attorney, 1914-19. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William C. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William Coulbourn — of Maryland. U.S. Consul in Newcastle, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William D. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William D. — of Camden, Camden County, N.J. Republican. Chair of Camden County Republican Party, 1919-21. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William E. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1890; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William E. (b. 1863) — of Imlay City, Lapeer County, Mich.; Lapeer, Lapeer County, Mich. Born in Hadley Township, Lapeer County, Mich., December 25, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; Lapeer County Prosecuting Attorney, 1893-96; member of Michigan state senate 21st District, 1903-06; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 21st District, 1907-08; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1913-15. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1890 to Grace E. Palmer.
  Brown, William E., Jr. (1896-1970) — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Lapeer, Lapeer County, Mich., May 1, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; automobile dealer; insurance business; mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1945-57; defeated, 1957. Presbyterian. Member, Elks. Died December 8, 1970 (age 74 years, 221 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of William E. Brown, Sr. and Grace (Palmer) Brown; married, October 12, 1920, to Eleanor Shartel.
  Brown, William E. — of Chester County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Chester County 1st District; elected 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William F. — of Ocean County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Ocean County, 1855-56; member of New Jersey state senate from Ocean County, 1857-62. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William F. — of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William F. — Constitution candidate for Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William G. — of Mercer, Mercer County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William G. — National candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William G. — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Democrat. Mayor of Parkersburg, W.Va., 1953-55, 1962-64. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William Gay (1800-1884) — also known as William G. Brown — of Kingwood, Preston County, Va. (now W.Va.). Born in Kingwood, Preston County, Va. (now W.Va.), September 25, 1800. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1832, 1840-43; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1845-49, 1861-63 (15th District 1845-49, 10th District 1861-63); delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1850; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1860; delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 2nd District, 1863-65; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Preston County, 1872-73. Died in Kingwood, Preston County, W.Va., April 19, 1884 (age 83 years, 207 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Kingwood, W.Va.
  Relatives: Married to Juliet Ann Roberts Byrne (1810-1851); father of William Gay Brown, Jr. (1856-1916).
  Political family: Dolliver-Brown family of Kingwood, West Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brown, William Gay, Jr. (1856-1916) — also known as William G. Brown, Jr. — of Kingwood, Preston County, W.Va. Born in Kingwood, Preston County, Va. (now W.Va.), April 7, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1908; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 2nd District, 1911-16; defeated, 1896; died in office 1916. Died in Washington, D.C., March 9, 1916 (age 59 years, 337 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Kingwood, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Gay Brown; cousin *** of Jonathan Prentiss Dolliver (1858-1910).
  Political family: Dolliver-Brown family of Kingwood, West Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brown, William H. (1822-1882) — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, 1822. Republican. Mayor of Bangor, Maine, 1879-80. Died in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, November 23, 1882 (age about 60 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Maine.
  Brown, William H. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William H. — of East Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from East Haven, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William H. — U.S. Vice Consul in Port-au-Prince, as of 1922; Halifax, as of 1926-29; Sherbrooke, as of 1932; Niagara Falls, as of 1938-43. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William H. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 5th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William H. — of Loudon, Merrimack County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Loudon, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William H. (born c.1942) — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born about 1942. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Brown, William Horace — also known as William H. Brown — of Hempstead, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 1st District, 1850-51, 1851; resigned 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William J. — of Rahway, Union County, N.J. Mayor of Rahway, N.J., 1871-72. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William J. — of Jeffersonville, Sullivan County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Sullivan County, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William J. — of Barre, Washington County, Vt. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William J. — of Tuckahoe, Cape May County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William J. — of Mahoning County, Ohio. Democrat. Ohio state attorney general, 1971-83. Still living as of 1983.
  Brown, William John (1805-1857) — also known as William J. Brown — of Indiana. Born in Mason County, Ky., August 15, 1805. Democrat. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1828-30, 1841-43; secretary of state of Indiana, 1837-41; U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1843-45, 1849-51. Died in Perry Township, Marion County, Ind., March 18, 1857 (age 51 years, 215 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Brown, William K. — of Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 2nd District, 1936; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William L. — of Lecompte, Rapides Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William Lee (d. 1906) — also known as William L. Brown — of Montana; Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio; New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1872, 1876; member of Ohio state senate, 1875; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1884; member of New York state senate 5th District, 1890-93; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1894; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1896. Died in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Mass., December 13, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Henrietta Jeffries.
  Brown, William Linn — U.S. Special Diplomatic Agent to Cuba, 1846. Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
William M. Brown Brown, William M. (b. 1843) — of Corning, Steuben County, N.Y.; Brooklyn Township, Lincoln County, S.Dak. Born in May, 1843. Republican. Railway conductor; farmer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 4th District, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Brown, William M. (1850-1915) — of New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa. Born in Greenville, Mercer County, Pa., September 20, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1876, 1880; member of Pennsylvania state senate 47th District, 1897-1900; Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 1903-07; elected U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District 1914, but died before taking office. Died, from pneumonia, in the Hotel McAlpin, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 31, 1915 (age 64 years, 133 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, New Castle, Pa.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Brown, William M. — Republican. Candidate for Governor of Virginia, 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William M. — of Polo, Caldwell County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Caldwell County Democratic Party, 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William Martin — of Bloomfield, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention from Bloomfield; elected 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William Matt (1815-1885) — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in Franklin County, Ky., September 15, 1815. Mayor of Nashville, Tenn., 1864-67. Died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., September 12, 1885 (age 69 years, 362 days). Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William Montague — also known as William M. Brown — Confederate Secretary of State, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William N. — of Danville, Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Danville, Va., 1914-21. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William N. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester 10th Ward; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
William N. Brown Brown, William Nelson (b. 1848) — also known as William N. Brown — of Concord Township, Iroquois County, Ill.; Woonsocket, Sanborn County, S.Dak. Born in Anderson County, Tenn., June 17, 1848. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; merchant; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 14th District, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Brown (1813-1870) and Malinda Katherine (Overton) Brown (1814-1888); married, January 16, 1870, to Salena J. Richardson; third cousin once removed of Nathaniel Beazaleel Early; fourth cousin of John Holmes Overton (1875-1948) and Nathaniel B. Early, Jr..
  Political family: Overton-Early-Brown-Brooks family of Virginia.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Brown, William P. — of Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash. Mayor of Bellingham, Wash., 1936-37. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William R. — of Metropolis, Massac County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William R. — of Michigan. Circuit judge in Michigan 13th Circuit, 1977-85. Still living as of 1985.
  Brown, William Ripley (1840-1916) — also known as William R. Brown — of Emporia, Lyon County, Kan.; Hutchinson, Reno County, Kan.; El Reno, Canadian County, Okla. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., July 16, 1840. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Kansas, 1867-77; U.S. Representative from Kansas 3rd District, 1875-77; probate judge in Oklahoma, 1894-98. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., March 4, 1916 (age 75 years, 232 days). Interment at Lawrence Cemetery, Lawrence, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of John Brown and Mary (Ripley) Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Brown, William Robertson (b. 1858) — also known as William R. Brown — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., December 17, 1858. Republican. Mechanic; member of Connecticut state senate 23rd District, 1905-08. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Brown and Agnes (Robertson) Brown; married, November 24, 1884, to Kate Shepard.
  Brown, William T. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, 1835-36. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William T. — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1902-03. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William T. — of Robeson County, N.C. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William V. — U.S. Consular Agent in Townsville, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William V. — of Texarkana, Bowie County, Tex. Mayor of Texarkana, Tex., 1934-39. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William W. — of Macon, Bibb County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1876 (alternate), 1888 (member, Committee to Notify Nominees), 1892; postmaster at Macon, Ga., 1881-85. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William W. — of Culbertson, Hitchcock County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, William Wallace (1836-1926) — of Bradford, McKean County, Pa. Born in Summer Hill, Cayuga County, N.Y., April 22, 1836. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; McKean County District Attorney, 1867-69; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1872-76; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 16th District, 1883-87. Died in Bradford, McKean County, Pa., November 4, 1926 (age 90 years, 196 days). Interment at Alfred Cemetery, Alfred, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Rasselas W. Brown and Mary P. (Brownell) Brown; married, March 18, 1862, to Ellen Crandall.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Brown, Willie — of Chesapeake, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Brown, Willie B. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly 29th District, 1974-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988. Still living as of 1997.
  Brown, Willie Lewis, Jr. (b. 1934) — also known as Willie L. Brown, Jr. — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Mineola, Wood County, Tex., March 20, 1934. Democrat. Lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1964-96; Speaker of the California State Assembly, 1981-95; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968, 1972, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1968; mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 1996-2004; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 2004. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Recipient of the Spingarn Medal in 2018. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Married 1958 to Blanche Vitero.
  Cross-reference: Bevan Dufty
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Willie L. Brown, Jr.: Basic Brown : My Life and Our Times (2007)
  Books about Willie Brown: James Richardson, Willie Brown : A Biography
  Brown, Wilson (1804-1855) — of Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Born August 27, 1804. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1838-39; Missouri state auditor, 1849-52; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1853-55; died in office 1855. Died August 27, 1855 (age 51 years, 0 days). Interment at Houck Cemetery, Cape Girardeau County, Mo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brown, Wilson (c.1861-1913) — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born about 1861. Real estate operator; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1900. Died, following appendicitis surgery, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 7, 1913 (age about 52 years). Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Wilson — of near Athol, Faulk County, S.Dak.; Rockham, Faulk County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1917-20 (39th District 1917-18, 37th District 1919-20). Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Wilson — of Wickenburg, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Wilson R. — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1920 (26th District), 1924 (30th District), 1926 (30th District); candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Winfield S. — of Mars Hill, Aroostook County, Maine. Delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from Aroostook County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Winfield Scott
  Brown, Winslow See H. Winslow Brown
  Brown, Winthrop Gilman (1907-1987) — also known as Winthrop G. Brown — of Washington, D.C. Born in Seal Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, July 12, 1907. Lawyer; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Laos, 1960-62; South Korea, 1964-67. Member, Zeta Psi. Helped to coordinate the Lend-Lease program during World War II. Died in 1987 (age about 79 years). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Adams Brown and Helen Gilman (Noyes) Brown; married, December 28, 1946, to Peggy Ann Bell.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Brown, Worth A. — of Capitola, Santa Cruz County, Calif.; Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1940, 1948 (alternate), 1956, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Young M. — of Prosperity, Newberry County, S.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brown, Yvonne (born c.1953) — of Tchula, Holmes County, Miss. Born about 1953. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


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