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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