Born: June 10, 1797 in Herkimer County, New York
Died: August 10, 1889 in Lafayette, CA
1849: Delegate, First California Constitutional Convention (representing San Jose District)
- Brown was the first State Assemblyman to represent Contra Costa County after it's incorporation.
Source: California Blue Book (1924)
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis
Source: Governmental Roster, 1889. State and County Governments of California by W. C. Hendricks