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  Brown, Edmund G. "Pat"
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameEdmund G. "Pat" Brown
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San Francisco, California , United States
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Born April 21, 1905
DiedFebruary 16, 1996 (90 years)
ContributorSummer Intern
Last ModifedRBH
Sep 14, 2015 07:49pm
Tags Caucasian - Irish - Liberal - Catholic - Straight -
Info Born in San Francisco on April 21, 1905. Graduated from San Francisco Law School and passed the bar at the age of 21. As Attorney General, Brown initiated statistical crime review, and established the Citizens´┐Ż Advisory Comm. on Crime Prevention. He pressed enforcement and charitable trust laws, represented the state in water controversies, initiated act for control of union health and welfare funds, instituted program for regaining unclaimed funds to escheat to State, opposed increased natural gas rates, and established border control conferences with Mexican officials. Later served as California Governor. He was a candidate for Democratic nomination for President in 1960. Married Bernice Layne in 1930 and had four children, three girls and a boy. Died February 16, 1996, in Beverly Hills, CA.

Source: State of California, Attorney General History

JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
01/10/1965-01/15/1965 Field Poll 42.00% ( 0.0) 53.00% ( 4.0) 5.00% ( 4.0)
10/10/1963-10/15/1963 Field Poll 42.00% ( 2.0) 49.00% ( 1.0) 9.00% ( 3.0)
10/10/1962-10/15/1962 Field Poll 44.00% ( 3.0) 50.00% ( 2.0) 6.00% ( 5.0)
02/10/1962-02/15/1962 Field Poll 41.00% ( 6.0) 48.00% ( 2.0) 11.00% ( 4.0)
10/10/1961-10/15/1961 Field Poll 35.00% ( 3.0) 50.00% ( 0.0) 15.00% ( 3.0)
03/10/1961-03/15/1961 Field Poll 38.00% ( 13.0) 50.00% ( 28.0) 12.00% ( 15.0)
06/10/1959-06/15/1959 Field Poll 51.00% ( 0.0) 22.00% ( 0.0) 27.00% ( 0.0)

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor

DISCUSSION
Importance? 9.00000 Average

FAMILY
Son Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr. 1938-
Daughter Kathleen Brown 1945-

INFORMATION LINKS
Governor Pat Brown Inaugural Address January 5, 1959  Discuss
Governor Pat Brown Inaugural Address January 7, 1963  Discuss
RACES
  11/08/1966 CA Governor Lost 42.27% (-15.28%)
  06/07/1966 CA Governor - D Primary Won 51.91% (+14.33%)
  06/07/1966 CA Governor - R Primary Lost 0.08% (-64.54%)
  07/01/1964 US President - D Primaries Won 27.26% (+9.44%)
  06/02/1964 CA US President - D Primary Won 67.96% (+35.93%)
  11/06/1962 CA Governor Won 51.92% (+5.07%)
  06/05/1962 CA Governor - R Primary Lost 0.27% (-65.16%)
  06/05/1962 CA Governor - D Primary Won 81.42% (+76.57%)
  07/15/1960 US President - D Convention Lost 0.07% (-52.82%)
  07/01/1960 US President - D Primaries Lost 23.02% (-8.39%)
  11/04/1958 CA Governor Won 59.75% (+19.58%)
  06/03/1958 CA Governor - D Primary Won 82.62% (+68.92%)
  06/03/1958 CA Governor - R Primary Lost 22.52% (-54.97%)
  08/17/1956 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.05% (-38.04%)
  11/02/1954 CA Attorney General Won 94.54% (+89.09%)
  07/01/1952 US President - D Primaries Lost 9.89% (-54.66%)
  11/07/1950 CA Attorney General Won 51.80% (+6.29%)
  11/05/1946 CA Attorney General Lost 41.64% (-13.40%)
ENDORSEMENTS
CA US President - D Primary - Jun 05, 1984 DFL Walter F. "Fritz" Mondale
CA US Senate - D Primary - Jun 02, 1964 D Alan Cranston