Scott Brown

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Scott Brown
Dean of New England Law Boston
In office
January 2021 – August 2021
Preceded byJohn O'Brien
19th United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa
In office
June 28, 2017 – December 20, 2020
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byMark Gilbert
Succeeded byTom Udall (nominee)
United States Senator
from Massachusetts
In office
February 4, 2010 – January 3, 2013
Preceded byPaul G. Kirk
Succeeded byElizabeth Warren
Member of the Massachusetts Senate
from the Norfolk, Bristol & Middlesex district
In office
March 25, 2004 – February 4, 2010
Preceded byCheryl Jacques
Succeeded byRichard Ross
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
from the 9th Norfolk district
In office
January 7, 1998 – March 25, 2004
Preceded byJo Ann Sprague
Succeeded byRichard Ross
Personal details
Scott Philip Brown

(1959-09-12) September 12, 1959 (age 64)
Kittery, Maine, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Gail Huff (m. 1986)
Children2, including Ayla
EducationTufts University (BA)
Boston College (JD)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Years of service1979–2014
Rank Colonel
UnitJudge Advocate General's Corps
Army National Guard
Awards Army Commendation Medal
Meritorious Service Medal

Scott Brown (born September 12, 1959) is an American attorney and politician. He was the United States Ambassador to New Zealand from June 8, 2017 until December 20, 2020. He was a United States Senator from the state of Massachusetts from 2010 to 2013. He is a member of the U.S. Republican Party.[1]

Early life[change | change source]

Brown was born on September 12, 1959 in Kittery, Maine. He studied at Tufts University and at Boston College.

Ambassadorship[change | change source]

On February 17, 2017, news media outlets reported that Brown was under consideration by President Donald Trump to be the U.S. ambassador to New Zealand.[2] On April 20, 2017, it was reported that he was chosen to be the next Ambassador to New Zealand.[3][4]

On June 8, 2017, the United States Senate confirmed his nomination to a 94-4 vote.[5] He resigned on December 20, 2020.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Brown, Scott P." Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 17, 2015.
  2. Greenwood, Max (February 17, 2017). "Scott Brown being considered for ambassador to New Zealand: report". TheHill. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
  3. Savransky, Rebecca (20 April 2017). "Trump tapping Scott Brown to be New Zealand ambassador". TheHill.
  4. "Trump chooses Scott Brown to be ambassador to New Zealand".
  5. "U.S. Senate: Roll Call Vote PN349". United States Senate. June 8, 2017. Retrieved June 8, 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Scott Brown at Wikimedia Commons