Brown, a Democrat, was a senator from Mississippi from 1859 to 1861.
He was previously a senator from Mississippi (1854-1859); the representative for Mississippi’s 4th congressional district (1851-1853; States Rights); the representative for Mississippi’s 4th congressional district (1849-1851); the representative for Mississippi’s 4th congressional district (1847-1849); and the representative for Mississippi (1839-1841).
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo