US Congressman. Elected as a Whig to represent New York's 11th District in the Twenty-sixth Congress, he served from 1839 until his death in office. Brown was born in Charlton, Saratoga County, New York, and graduated from Union Collge in Schenectady (1819). He set up a law practice in Ballston Spa and was one of the first directors of the Ballston Spa State Bank (later the Ballston Spa National Bank), organized in 1830.
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