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  Brown, Joe E.
NameJoe E. Brown
Columbia, South Carolina , United States
Born May 24, 1933
DiedJanuary 07, 2018 (84 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 07, 2018 06:09pm
InfoOccupation: Retired Public School Administrator

Biography:BROWN, Joe Ellis [D]--(Dist. No. 73, Richland Co.)--Retired Public School Admin.; residing at 1605 Frye Rd., Columbia; b. May 24, 1933 in Anderson Co.; s. Prue Ellis and Elouise Grant-Brown; g. Allen Univ., B.S., 1956; S.C. State Univ., M.S., 1961; Post-graduate work, Univ. of S.C., 1977-83; Mar. 11, 1956 m. Dorothy Henderson, 4 children, Angela Gay, L'Tanya Gabriel, and the late Kathy Ann and Joe Ellis Brown, Jr.; past Pres.: Richland Co., S.C. Educ. Assn., Richland Co. Comm. Center, Inc.; Com. Chm., Richland Co. Assn. of School Admin.; mem.: S.C. & Natl. Assns. Secondary School Principals, SCEA-R, NEA-R, RCEA-R; past mem., Bd., Greater Cola. Comm. Relations Council & Area IV Manpower Planning Council; Richland Co. Bd. of Assessment Control; Com. for the Incorporation of the Hopkins Comm.; NAACP; Gov.'s Beautification Com.; Richland Co. Comm. Dev. Citizens' Adv. Council; Phi Delta Kappa Frat.; Natl. Beta Club; Alpha Phi Alpha Frat.; Townsmen Club; past Exalted Ruler, Leading Knight, Palmetto Elk's Lodge No. 342; Distinguished Alumnus, Allen Univ., 1988; Eau Claire Rotary Club; Deacon & Church Auditor, St. John Baptist Church; Omicron Phi Chap., Omega Psi Phi Frat. Citizen of the Year, 1989; past Pres., ACTS, Riverside High School Natl. Alumni Assn., 1991-95; past Chm., Legis. Black Caucus, 1992-94; Chm., Med., Mil., Public & Municipal Affairs Com.; S.C. Pharmaceutical Assn. Distinguished Serv. Award, 1994; Legislator of the Year, S.C. Home Care Assn., 1997; S.C. State Troopers Coalition Legislator of the Year, 1997; Clemson Univ., Operation 4H Pride, Man of the Year, 1997-98; Town of Mayesville First Annual Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune's Festival, Keynote Speaker, 1998; Legislator of the Year, U.S. Youth Games, 1998-99; Seven Day Adventist Church Comm. Serv. Humanitarian Award, 1998; Clara Mohammed School Political Action Award, 1999; Legislator of the Year, S.C. Assn. of Nurse Anesthetists, 2000; Recipient of NAFEO (Natl. Assn. for Equal Opportunity in Higher Educ.) Distinguished Alumni Citation of the Year Award, Allen Univ., 2001; Recipient of Hon. Ph.D. of Arts and Humanities, Allen Univ., 2001; Chm., Human Servs. and Public Safety Com., Southern Legis. Conf., 2001; Exec. Com., Southern Legis. Conf., 2001; longest ever serving Black Legislator in S.C. House of Representatives; prev. serv. in House Mar. 11, 1986-04.



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