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James Brown

James Brown, American senator, diplomat. member United States Senate from Louisiana, 1813-1817, 19-23.

Background

  • Brown, James was born on September 11, 1766 in Staunton, Virginia, United States. Son of Review John and Margaret (Preston) Brown.

  • Education

    • Graduated from College William and Mary, 1786.

    Career

    • Admitted to Kentucky bar, 1787. Secretary of state Kentucky, 1792. Secretary Territory of Orleans, 1804, later district attorney.

      Member United States Senate from Louisiana, 1813-1817, 19-23. United States minister to France, 1823-1829.

    Membership

    Member United States Senate from Louisiana, 1813-1817, 19-23.

    Connections

    • Married Miss Hart, 1791.
    • father: Review John Brown
    • mother: Margaret (Preston) Brown
    • spouse: Miss Hart
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    Born September 11, 1766
    Died April 7, 1835
    (aged 68)
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