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Pat Brown
California Gov. Pat Brown at the groundbreaking of the University of California, Irvine campus on June 20, 1964
32nd Governor of California
In office
January 5, 1959 – January 2, 1967
Lieutenant Glenn M. Anderson
Preceded by Goodwin Knight
Succeeded by Ronald Reagan
23rd California Attorney General
In office
January 8, 1951 – January 5, 1959
Governor Earl Warren (1951-1953)

Goodwin Knight (1953-1959)

Preceded by Frederick N. Howser
Succeeded by Stanley Mosk
Personal details
Born Edmund Gerald Brown
April 21, 1905(1905-04-21)
San Francisco, California
Died February 16, 1996(1996-02-16) (aged 90)
Beverly Hills, California
Resting place Holy Cross Cemetery

Colma, California

Political party Republican (1928)
Democrat (1932-1996)
Spouse(s) Bernice Layne Brown
Alma mater San Francisco College of Law
Profession Lawyer
Religion Roman Catholicism

Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown, Sr. (April 21, 1905 – February 16, 1996) was an American politician. Brown served as the 32nd Governor of California from 1959 to 1967.[1][2] He is the father of the 34th and 39th Governor of California, Jerry Brown. He was succeeded by Ronald Reagan as Governor, but Reagan was soon succeeded by Brown's son Jerry. Brown ran for President of the United States three times; in 1956, 1960 and 1964.


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