Pat Brown, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Pat Brown

Governor of California

Date of Birth: 21-Apr-1905

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Death: 16-Feb-1996

Profession: lawyer, politician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus


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About Pat Brown

  • Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown Sr.
  • (April 21, 1905 – February 16, 1996) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 32nd Governor of California from 1959 to 1967.
  • Born in San Francisco, Brown had an early interest in speaking and politics; he earned a LL.B.
  • degree in 1927, and subsequently began legal practice.
  • His first elected office was as district attorney for San Francisco, he was elected attorney general of California in 1950 before becoming the state's governor in 1959.
  • As governor, Brown embarked on massive projects, building important infrastructure and redefining the state's higher education system.
  • He was never a serious contender in the national conventions, although frequently on primary ballots as California's favorite son.
  • He lost his bid for a third term as governor in 1966 to future President Ronald Reagan, but his legacy has since earned him regard as the builder of modern California.
  • His son Edmund G.
  • "Jerry" Brown Jr.
  • was the 34th and 39th Governor of California; his daughter, Kathleen Brown, was the 29th California State Treasurer.

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