John Brown


John Brown

John Brown may refer to:

Politicians

American

(Listed in alphabetical order by state, office)

* John Y. Brown, Sr., U.S. Representative (1900–1985)
* John Y. Brown, Jr., Governor, 1970s (born 1933)
* John Y. Brown, III, Secretary of the State, 1990s
* John Y. Brown (1835–1904), U.S. Representative
* John Brown (Kentucky), U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Kentucky; member of Continental Congress from Virginia (1757–1837)
* John Brewer Brown, U.S. Representative (1836–1898)
* John Brown (Maryland), U.S. Representative (died 1815)
* John W. Brown (New York politician), U.S. Representative (1796–1875)
* John Brown (North Carolina), pioneer and statesman (1737–1812)
* John William Brown, Governor for eleven days in 1957 (1913–1993)
* John Brown (Pennsylvania), U.S. Representative (1772–1845)
* John Brown (Rhode Island), U.S. Representative, co-founder of Brown University (1736–1803)
* John C. Brown, Governor (1827–1889)
* John Brown (Texas politician), Speaker of the state House of Representatives, 1846 (c. 1786–1852)
* John Robert Brown (Virginia politician), U.S. Representative (1842–1927)

Australian

*John Brown (Australian politician), elected to the Australian House of Representatives from 1977 to 1990

Canadian

*John Brown (Canadian politician) (1841-1905), Member of Parliament

ports

* John Brown (footballer) (b. 1962), Manager of Clyde FC and former football (soccer) player for Rangers Football Club
* John Brown (American football) (b. 1939), NFL player
* John Brown (bridge player), contract-bridge player
*John Brown (baseball) (1876–1908), player for 1897 Brooklyn Bridegrooms, which later became Los Angeles Dodgers
*John Brown (basketball) (b. 1951), NBA player

Religion

* John Brown (clergyman) (1784–1859), Scottish clergyman and writer
* John Brown (theologian) (1722–1787), Scottish clergyman and Biblical commentator
* John Brown (essayist) (1715–1766), English clergyman
* John Brown (vicar) (died 1845), eloquent British evangelical preacher and Vicar of St. Mary's Leicester
* John Brown of Bedford (1830-1922), Doctor of Divinity, pastor of Bunyan's Chapel, and author of many works of theology and church history
*John Henry Hobart Brown (1831–1888), Episcopal bishop

Military

* John Brown (spy), spy and POW during the Second World War
*John Brown of Pittsfield (1744–1780), American Revolutionary War officer
*John M. Brown III, Lieutenant General in the United States Army

Doctors and Professors

* John Brown (doctor) (1735–1788), Scottish physician who developed his own medical “system”
* John Brown (physician) (1810–1882), Scottish physician and essayist
* John Brown (professor) (b. 1947), teacher of astronomy in Scotland
* John Ronald Brown (b. 1922), unlicensed United States sex-change operation surgeon
* John H. Brown, American scholar of public diplomacy

Other John Browns

*John Brown (abolitionist) (1800–1859), abolitionist
*John Brown (architect), British architect in the 19th century
*John Brown (builder) (1809–1876), Canadian builder of Ontario's Imperial
*John Brown (educator) (1763–1842), third president of the University of Georgia
*John Brown (fugitive slave) (c. 1810–1876), Writer of "Slave Life in Georgia: A Narrative of the Life, Sufferings and Escape of John Brown" published in London, 1855
* Sir John Brown (industrialist) (1816–1896), inventor of a process for rolling armor-plate and founder of the Atlas steelworks, Sheffield Towers
*John Brown (servant) (1826–1883), Scottish servant of Queen Victoria
*Johnny Brown, American actor and singer
*John A. Brown, Jr. (d. 1997), American murderer executed in Louisiana for the murder of Omer Laughlin
*John Appleton Brown (1844–1902), American painter
*John George Brown (1831–1913), American painter born Durham, England
*John Mason Brown (1900–1969), United States literary critic
*John Robert Brown (judge) (1909–1993), member of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, noted for his key decisions in favor of civil rights
*John W. Brown (1867–1941), Canadian-born labor leader in the United States
*John Brown (entity), entity in season one of ego trip's "The (White) Rapper Show"

Fictional characters

* Inspector John "Gadget" Brown, the protagonist of the 1999 film "Inspector Gadget"
* The name of the sheriff in the song "I Shot the Sheriff" by Bob Marley
* The father in the Just William series.
* The name of the sheriff in the song "Bad Boys" by Inner Circle
* The millionaire in the musical comedy "The Shop Girl"
* The judge who puts Johnny away for ninety-nine years in Bruce Springsteen's "Johnny 99"
* The name of a physician who becomes the protagonist's fiancée in Laura Esquivel's "Like Water for Chocolate"

Things

John Brown may also be:

* John Brown & Company, a shipbuilding company based in Clydebank, Scotland that was part-owner of Sociedad Española de Construcción Naval
* John Brown Publishing, British magazine publisher with a stable including "Viz" and "Fortean Times"
* John Brown (Trial)
* “John Brown's Body”, Union marching song of the American Civil War
* John Brown's Body (band), an American Reggae band
* John Brown University, a private Christian college located in Siloam Springs, Arkansas

See also

* Jon Brown, British-Canadian athlete
* John Browne (disambiguation)
* Jonathan Brown (disambiguation)
* Jack Brown (disambiguation)
* Jackie Brown (disambiguation)


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