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Ron Brown

Ron BrownAKA Ronald Harmon Brown

Born: 1-Aug-1941
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Died: 3-Apr-1996
Location of death: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Cause of death: Accident - Airplane
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government, Attorney
Party Affiliation: Democratic [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Commerce Secretary, 1993-96

Military service: US Army (1962-67)

[1] Chairman, Jesse Jackson presidential campaign, 1988.

Wife: Alma Arrington
Son: Michael Brown
Daughter: Tracey Brown

    University: Middlebury College, VT (1962)
    Law School: JD, St. John's University, New York City (1970)

    US Secretary of Commerce (1993-96)
    Democratic National Committee Chairman (1989-92)
    Patton Boggs 1983
    Congressional Staff General Counsel and Staff Dir. to Sen. Ted Kennedy (1982)
    Congressional Staff Chief Counsel, Senate Judiciary Committee (1981)
    Urban League (1966-78)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity
    National Medal of Technology and Innovation 1996 (posthumous)

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