Former real estate attorney and state legislator who defeated Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley to succeed deceased Senator Ted Kennedy in 2010, becoming the first Republican elected to the Senate from Massachusetts since the 1970s. Defeated when he ran for a full Senate term in 2012, and succeeded by Elizabeth Warren, after which he was quickly hired as a Fox News commentator, and moved to New Hampshire, where he unsuccessfully ran to be a US Senator from that state. New England Chapel, Franklin, MA (congregation is affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church of America).
Father: C. Bruce Brown (d. 20-Dec-2012)
Mother: Judith A.
Wife: Gail Huff (TV reporter, m. circa 1986, two daughters)
Daughter: Arianna Brown (pre-med student)
Daughter: Ayla Brown (CBS News reporter, b. 28-Jul-1988)
High School: Wakefield High School, Wakefield, MA (1977)
University: BA, Tufts University (1981)
Law School: JD, Boston College Law School (1985)
US Senator, Massachusetts (2010-13)
Massachusetts State Senate Norfolk, Bristol & Middlesex (2004-10)
Massachusetts State House of Representatives 9th Norfolk (1998-2004)
City Council Selectman, Wrentham, MA (1995-98)
Massachusetts State Official Assessor, Wrentham, MA (1992-95)
American Israel Public Affairs Committee
Lions Club Wrentham
Massachusetts Bar Association
Screen Actors Guild
USA Triathlon Federation
Young Men's Christian Association Hockamock Board
Army Commendation Medal for "meritorious service in homeland security"
Fox News Channel Commentator (2013-)
Author of books:
Against All Odds: My Life of Hardship, Fast Breaks, and Second Chances (2011, memoir)