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Joseph Mackey Brown
Birth: Dec. 23, 1851
Death: Mar. 3, 1932

Georgia Governor. Born in Canton, Georgia, he graduated from Oglethorpe University in 1872 and attended Harvard Law School, but never finished due to health reasons. He worked as an executive for the Western and Atlantic Railroad for more than 20 years and was appointed to serve on the Georgia Railroad Commission in 1904. In 1908, he was elected as a Democratic the 59th Georgia Governor and served until 1913. During his tenure, prohibition laws were imposed, the Georgia Railroad Commission's regulatory authority was diminished, taxes were reduced and the power of labor unions was restricted. He was also the son of Georgia's Civil War Governor, Joseph E. Brown. He died at age 80 in Marietta, Georgia. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Block 99, Lot 3 & 4 Space 18
GPS (lat/lon): 33.74968, -84.37445
 
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Record added: Jun 03, 2000
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Joseph Mackey Brown
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