Ernest S. Brown, U.S. Senator

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Ernest S. Brown

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Alturas, Modoc County, California, United States
Death: July 23, 1965 (61)
Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John W. Brown and Louise E. Brown
Brother of Mildred Vivien Varney

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About Ernest S. Brown, U.S. Senator

Ernest S. Brown, a Senator from Nevada; born in Alturas, Modoc County, Calif., September 25, 1903; moved with his family to Reno, Nev. in 1906; attended the public schools; graduated from the University of Nevada at Reno in 1926; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1927 and commenced practice in Reno, Nev.; member, State assembly 1933; district attorney of Washoe County 1935-1941, resigning in December 1941 to enter active service in the United States Army as a second lieutenant; commissioned a colonel and discharged in December 1945; returned to Reno and resumed the practice of law; appointed on October 1, 1954, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Pat McCarran, and served from October 1, 1954, to December 1, 1954; was unsuccessful for election to the vacancy; resumed the practice of law; died in Reno, Nev., July 23, 1965; interment in Masonic section of Mountain View Cemetery.

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Ernest S. Brown, U.S. Senator's Timeline

1903
September 25, 1903
Alturas, Modoc County, California, United States
1965
July 23, 1965
Age 61
Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, United States