Brown, Ronald Harmon, 1941-1996

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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)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Photographs of the White House Photograph Office (Clinton Administration). 1/20/1993 - 1/20/2001. Photographs Relating to the Clinton Administration. 1/20/1993 - 1/20/2001. Photograph of President William J. Clinton Posing with Members of His Administration at the Congressional Black Caucus Dinner
creatorOf Ronald Harmon Brown Papers, 1992-1996 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Brown, Ronald Harmon, 1941-1996. Papers of Ronald Harmon Brown. Library of Congress
creatorOf Records of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. 1922 - 1994. Sound Recordings Relating to the Information Superhighway
referencedIn Louis Martin Papers, 1931-1998, (bulk 1977-1993) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn General Records of the Department of Commerce. 1898 - 2000. Moving Images of News Excerpts and Video Cuts Relating to Commerce. 1990 - 1996. Secretary Ron Brown
referencedIn General Records of the Department of Commerce. 1898 - 2000. Moving Images of News Excerpts and Video Cuts Relating to Commerce
referencedIn National Urban League. Office of Washington Operations. Records, 1961-1985. Library of Congress
creatorOf Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards. 1893 - 2008. Motion Pictures and Video Recordings on Commission Activities and Related Issues. 1978 - 1995. White House Conference on Small Businses
referencedIn National Urban League. Office of Washington Operations. Records of the National Urban League. Office of Washington Operations, 1961-1985. Library of Congress
referencedIn Martin, Louis, 1912-. Louis Martin papers, 1931-1998 (bulk 1977-1993). Library of Congress
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Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Subject
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
Occupation
Cabinet officers
Lawyers
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Birth 1941-08-01

Death 1996-04-03

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