Pat Brown

1905 - 1996

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Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown (April 21, 1905 – February 16, 1996) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 32nd governor of California from 1959 to 1967. His first elected office was as district attorney for San Francisco, he was elected attorney general of California in 1950 before becoming the state's governor in 1959. Born in San Francisco, Brown had an early interest in speaking and politics. He skipped college and he earned a LL.B. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pat Brown has received more than 773,953 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Pat Brown is the 13,989th most popular politician (down from 13,054th in 2019), the 9,480th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,135th in 2019) and the 632nd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Pat Brown ranks 13,989 out of 15,710Before him are Richard Rush, David Paterson, David Davis, Joseph Lyons, Zafarullah Khan Jamali, and Alfred Francis Russell. After him are Jorge Del Castillo, Bill Nelson, Eddy Maillet, Levi Lincoln Sr., Ján Figeľ, and Nirmala Sitharaman.

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Among people born in 1905, Pat Brown ranks 303Before him are Kenneth Rexroth, György Kulin, Fidel LaBarba, Lila Lee, John Hoyt, and Tex Ritter. After him are Pedro Quartucci, Mulk Raj Anand, Jule Styne, David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter, Edwin H. Colbert, and Charles Lane. Among people deceased in 1996, Pat Brown ranks 237Before him are Anna Chandy, Konstantin Loktev, Les Baxter, Sarah Palfrey Cooke, François Picard, and Robert F. Overmyer. After him are Jack Ragland, Eddie Harris, Laura La Plante, Swami Rama, Allenby Chilton, and Jean Muir.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pat Brown ranks 9,480 out of 15,968Before him are Buddy Adler (1906), Randy Spears (1961), Bobbie Gentry (1942), Alfred Francis Russell (1817), Bill Fagerbakke (1957), and Margaret Rhea Seddon (1947). After him are Harvey Mason (1947), Bill Nelson (1942), Levi Lincoln Sr. (1749), David Wolf (1956), Stephen Dunham (1964), and Martin Davis (1928).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Pat Brown ranks 632Before him are Pete Wilson (1933), Dan White (1946), Edward Seaga (1930), Richard Rush (1780), David Paterson (1954), and Alfred Francis Russell (1817). After him are Bill Nelson (1942), Levi Lincoln Sr. (1749), Tip O'Neill (1912), Howard Dean (1948), Jon Kyl (1942), and Gavin Newsom (1967).