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Pat Brown
Gov. Pat Brown.jpg
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
LieutenantGlenn M. Anderson
Preceded byGoodwin Knight
Succeeded byRonald Reagan
23rd California Attorney General
In office
January 8, 1951 – January 5, 1959
GovernorEarl Warren (1951-1953) Goodwin Knight (1953-1959)
Preceded byFrederick N. Howser
Succeeded byStanley Mosk
Personal details
Edmund Gerald Brown

April 21, 1905(1905-04-21)
San Francisco, California
DiedFebruary 16, 1996(1996-02-16) (aged 90)
Beverly Hills, California
Resting placeHoly Cross Cemetery Colma, California
Political partyRepublican (1928)
Democrat (1932-1996)
Spouse(s)Bernice Layne Brown
Alma materSan Francisco College of Law

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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