Jason B. Brown
Jason B. Brown
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Indiana's 3rd district
March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1895
|Preceded by||Jonas G. Howard|
|Succeeded by||Robert J. Tracewell|
|Member of the Indiana Senate|
|Member of the Indiana House of Representatives|
|Born||February 26, 1839|
|Died||March 10, 1898 (aged 59)|
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||Wilmington Academy|
Born in Dillsboro, Indiana, Brown attended the common schools and Wilmington Academy, Dearborn County, Indiana. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1860; thence he commenced practice in Brownstown, Indiana. He served as a member of the state house of representatives 1862-1866 and as member of the state senate in 1870. Brown served as Secretary of the Territory of Wyoming from 1873 to 1875. He moved to Seymour, Indiana, in 1875, and later became a member of the state senate 1880-1883.
Brown was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-first, Fifty-second, and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1895). He served as chairman of the Committee on Elections (Fifty-third Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1894.
Later career and death
He resumed the practice of law in Seymour, Indiana, and died there March 10, 1898. He was interred in Riverview Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Jason B. Brown (id: B000924)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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