John Brown

U.S. Congressperson

1757 – 1837

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Who was John Brown?

John Brown was an American lawyer and statesman heavily involved with creating the State of Kentucky.

Brown represented Virginia in the Continental Congress and the U.S. Congress. While in Congress, he introduced the bill granting Statehood to Kentucky. Once that was accomplished, he was elected a U.S. Senator for Kentucky.

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Born
Sep 12, 1757
Staunton city
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • College of William and Mary
  • Princeton University
Died
Aug 29, 1837
Lexington

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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