Aaron Venable Brown, Sr

Aaron Venable Brown, Sr

Birth
Brunswick County, Virginia, USA
Death 8 Mar 1859 (aged 63)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 5576784 · View Source
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US Congressman, Tennessee Governor, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. He was elected to represent two different Tennessee Districts in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1839 to 1845 (represented the 10th District from 1839 to 1843, then the 6th District from 1843 to 1845). He then served as Governor of Tennessee from 1845 to 1847. In 1857 he was appointed by President James Buchanan as United States Postmaster General, and served from 1857 until his death in office in 1859.

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  • Originally Created by: Tim Hammer
  • Added: 27 Jun 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5576784
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Aaron Venable Brown, Sr (15 Aug 1795–8 Mar 1859), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5576784, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .