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  Brown Jr., Willie L.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameWillie L. Brown Jr.
Address
San Francisco, California , United States
Emaildamayor@sfgov.org
Website [Link]
Born March 20, 1934 (83 years)
ContributorJR725
Last ModifedPatrick
Jan 13, 2007 03:46pm
Tags African -
InfoDa Mayor

POLITICAL HISTORY

Sworn in for his second term as the 41st Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco , Jan. 8, 2000
Sworn in as Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco, Jan. 8, 1996
Elected Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco, Dec. 12, 1995
Speaker of the California State Assembly (longest-serving Speaker in California history, and the only African American) 1980-1995
Member of the Assembly, 1964-1995
Re-elected 16 straight times to the 13th Assembly District (D-San Francisco)
Chair, Committee on Ways and Means (youngest in history of California and the only African American)
Trustee, California State University
Regent, University of California
Chair, Revenue and Taxation Committee
DEGREES

Bachelor of Arts, San Francisco State University, 1955
Juries Doctor, Hastings College of Law, University of California, 1958
Admitted to practice law, State of California, all Federal Courts and Supreme Court
HONORARY DEGREES (partial)

Doctor of Law, Morehouse College, Atlanta
Juris Doctor, San Joaquin College of Law
Doctor of Science, California College of Podiatric Medicine
Doctor of Law, Atlanta University
Doctor of Law, Wilberforce University
Fellow, Crown College, University of California, Santa Cruz
PERSONAL

Born on March 20, 1934 in Mineola, Texas
Married in September, 1958, to the former Blanche Vitero of Berkeley, California
Children:
Susan Elizabeth Brown, New York
Robin Elaine Brown-Friedel, New York
Michael Elliot Brown, San Francisco
Sydney Minetta Brown, San Francisco
Grandchildren:
Besia Rose Friedel, New York
Matea Rae Friedel, New York


JOB APPROVAL POLLS

BOOKS
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EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 19, 2004 12:00am News Willie Brown says farewell to politics: His sights are set on getting his own national TV show  Article Summer Intern 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 8.00000 Average

FAMILY

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  12/14/1999 San Francisco Mayor - Runoff Won 59.61% (+19.22%)
  11/02/1999 San Francisco Mayor Won 36.90% (+12.84%)
  12/12/1995 San Francisco Mayor - Runoff Won 56.68% (+13.35%)
  11/07/1995 San Francisco Mayor Won 34.71% (+1.04%)
  01/23/1995 CA Assembly Speaker Won 50.63% (+1.27%)
  11/08/1994 CA State Assembly 13 Won 72.95% (+53.40%)
  11/03/1992 CA State Assembly 13 Won 69.47% (+50.56%)
  06/02/1992 CA State Assembly 13 - D Primary Won 81.09% (+62.18%)
  11/06/1990 CA State Assembly 17 Won 64.20% (+37.10%)
  11/08/1988 CA State Assembly 17 Won 69.94% (+45.04%)
  11/04/1986 CA State Assembly 17 Won 70.59% (+45.96%)
  11/06/1984 CA State Assembly 17 Won 70.07% (+40.14%)
  11/02/1982 CA State Assembly 17 Won 66.84% (+40.37%)
  11/04/1980 CA State Assembly 17 Won 60.86% (+29.80%)
  11/07/1978 CA State Assembly 17 Won 62.95% (+25.90%)
  11/02/1976 CA State Assembly 17 Won 67.69% (+38.65%)
  11/05/1974 CA State Assembly 17 Won 65.47% (+30.94%)
  11/07/1972 CA State Assembly 18 Won 76.07% (+52.14%)
  11/03/1970 CA State Assembly 18 Won 66.74% (+33.49%)
  11/07/1968 CA State Assembly 18 Won 64.80% (+36.17%)
  11/08/1966 CA State Assembly 18 Won 55.64% (+11.28%)
  11/03/1964 CA State Assembly 18 Won 59.07% (+18.14%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  01/04/2011 San Francisco Mayor - Acting Lost 0.00% (-83.33%)
ENDORSEMENTS
CA Attorney General - D Primary - Jun 08, 2010 D Kamala Harris
CA Proposition 16 - New Two-Thirds Requirement for Local Public Electricity Providers Act - Jun 08, 2010 YES Yes
Santa Clara County Supervisor - District 3 - Nov 04, 2008 D Dave Cortese
SF Board of Supervisors - District 5 - Nov 04, 2008 D Ross Mirkarimi
CA - District 37 - Special Election Runoff - Aug 21, 2007 D Laura Richardson
CA District 37 - Special Election - Jun 26, 2007 D Laura Richardson
San Francisco Mayor - Dec 09, 2003 D Gavin Newsom
SF Board of Supervisors - District 9 - Nov 07, 2000 D Maria Martinez
San Francisco District Attorney - Runoff - Dec 14, 1999 D Terence Hallinan
CA US President - D Primary - Jun 02, 1992 D Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr.
San Francisco Mayor - Nov 05, 1991 D Arthur C. "Art" Agnos
San Francisco Mayor - Nov 03, 1987 D Arthur C. "Art" Agnos
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 1984 D Jesse L. Jackson
Shall Dianne Feinstein be recalled from the office of Mayor? - Apr 26, 1983 NO No
US President - D Convention - Jul 15, 1976 D Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr.