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Jerry Brown Edit Profile

also known as Edmund Gerald Brown Jr.

governor of California , state attorney general

Jerry Brown, American Governor of California, former state attorney general. Bar: California 1965. Democratic candidate for President, 1976, 1980, 1992.

Background

Brown, Jerry was born on April 7, 1938 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Edmund Gerald and Bernice (Layne) Brown.

Education

Bachelor in Classics, University California, Berkeley, 1961. Juris Doctor, Yale Law School, New Haven, 1964.

Career

Law clerk to Justice Mathew Tobriner California Supreme Court, 1964-1965. Attorney Tuttle & Taylor, Los Angeles, 1966-1969. Board trustees Los Angeles Community College, 1969—1971.

Secretary state State of California, Sacramento, 1971—1975, governor, 1975-1983, since 2011, attorney general, 2007—2011. Chairman California Democratic Party, 1989—1991. Mayor City of Oakland, 1998—2006.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1965.

Membership

Democratic candidate for President, 1976, 1980, 1992.

Connections

Married Anne Baldwin Gust, July 18, 2005.

father:
Edmund Gerald Brown

mother:
Bernice (Layne) Brown

spouse:
Anne Baldwin Gust