Pat Brown

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Pat Brown
Governor Edmund G. "Pat" Brown.jpg
32nd Governor of California
In office
January 5, 1959 – January 2, 1967
Lieutenant Glenn M. Anderson
Preceded by Goodwin Knight
Succeeded by Ronald Reagan
23rd California Attorney General
In office
January 8, 1951 – January 5, 1959
Governor Earl Warren
Goodwin Knight
Preceded by Frederick N. Howser
Succeeded by Stanley Mosk
21st District Attorney of San Francisco
In office
Preceded by Matthew Brady
Succeeded by Thomas C. Lynch
Personal details
Born Edmund Gerald Brown
(1905-04-21)April 21, 1905
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Died February 16, 1996(1996-02-16) (aged 90)
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Resting place Holy Cross Cemetery (Colma, California)
Political party Democratic (1932 and after)
Other political
Republican (before 1932)
Spouse(s) Bernice Layne
Children 4, including Edmund Gerald Jr. and Kathleen Lynn
Alma mater San Francisco Law School (LLB)
Profession Lawyer

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 1956, 1960 and 1964.

References[change | change source]

  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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