Brown, Ronald Harmon, 1941-1996

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Dates:
Birth 1941-08-01
Death 1996-04-03
English

Biographical notes:

U.S. secretary of commerce and lawyer.

From the description of Papers of Ronald Harmon Brown. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71073558

Biographical Note

  • 1941, Aug. 1: Born, Washington, D. C.
  • 1962: Graduated, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt., and married Alma Arrington
  • 1963 - 1967 : Served in U. S. Army
  • 1970: J. D., St. John's University School of Law, New York, N. Y.
  • 1968 - 1979 : Lobbyist and deputy executive director for programs, National Urban League
  • 1979 - 1980 : Deputy campaign manager, Edward Kennedy presidential campaign
  • 1981 - 1985 : Deputy chairman and chief counsel, Democratic National Committee
  • 1988: Campaign manager, Jesse Jackson presidential campaign
  • 1989 - 1992 : Chairman, Democratic National Committee
  • 1993 - 1996 : U. S. secretary of commerce
  • 1996, Apr. 3: Died in airplane crash, Dubrovnik, Croatia

From the guide to the Ronald Harmon Brown Papers, 1992-1996, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Information networks--United States
  • Science and state--United States
  • Telecommunication--United States
  • Executive departments--United States--Reorganization
  • Foreign trade promotion--United States
  • Exports--United States
  • Technology and state--United States

Occupations:

  • Cabinet officers
  • Lawyers

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)