Pat Brown

32nd governor of California from 1959 to 1967

Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown, Sr. (April 21, 1905 – February 16, 1996) was an American politician. Brown served as the 32nd Governor of California from 1959 to 1967.[1][2] He is the father of the 34th and 39th Governor of California, Jerry Brown. He was succeeded by Ronald Reagan as Governor, but Reagan was soon succeeded by Brown's son Jerry. Brown ran for President of the United States three times; in 1976, 1980 and in 1992.

Pat Brown
32nd Governor of California
In office
January 5, 1959 – January 2, 1967
LieutenantGlenn M. Anderson
Preceded byGoodwin Knight
Succeeded byRonald Reagan
23rd California Attorney General
In office
January 8, 1951 – January 5, 1959
GovernorEarl Warren
Goodwin Knight
Preceded byFrederick N. Howser
Succeeded byStanley Mosk
21st District Attorney of San Francisco
In office
Preceded byMatthew Brady
Succeeded byThomas C. Lynch
Personal details
Edmund Gerald Brown

(1905-04-21)April 21, 1905
San Francisco, California, U.S.
DiedFebruary 16, 1996(1996-02-16) (aged 90)
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Resting placeHoly Cross Cemetery (Colma, California)
Political partyDemocratic (1932 and after)
Other political
Republican (before 1932)
Spouse(s)Bernice Layne
Children4, including Edmund Gerald Jr. and Kathleen Lynn
Alma materSan Francisco Law School (LLB)

References change

  1. Reinhold, Robert (February 18, 1996). "Edmund G. Brown Is Dead at 90; He Led California in Boom Years". The New York Times. Retrieved November 14, 2010.
  2. Rarick 2006, pp. 8, 30

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