Edmund G. "Pat" BrownDemocratic
1928: [Republican] Primary Candidate for Assembly (Lost)
1934: Changed party affiliation to Democratic
1939: Candidate for San Francisco District Attorney (Lost)
1944-1946: District Attorney, San Francisco County
1947-1950: District Attorney, San Francisco County
1952: Primary Candidate for President (Lost)
1960: Primary Candidate for President (Won)*
1964: Primary Candidate for President (Won)*
1966: Proponent, Proposition 1A (the initiative that created a fulltime legislature)
- In 1960, Brown was the target of an attempted recall led by Roderick J. "Rod" Wilson. The recall failed to qualify for the ballot.
- In 1965, Brown was the target of two attempted recalls led by C. Fain Kyle and L. J. Beauchamp. The recall failed to qualify for the ballot.
- Although Brown won the California Primary in 1960 and 1964, he failed to win enough states to capture the Democratic nomination.
- PLACENAME: The Governor Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Building in San Francisco is the home of the California Public Utilities Commission.
- Brown was a 2010 Inductee to the California Hall of Fame.
Source: California Blue Book (1954), (1963)
Source: A Disorderly House: The Brown-Unruh Years in Sacramento by James R. Mills (Heyday Books; 1987)