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Jason B. Brown

Jason B. Brown
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1889 – March 4, 1895
Preceded by Jonas G. Howard
Succeeded by Robert J. Tracewell
Personal details
Born (1839-02-26)February 26, 1839
Dillsboro, Indiana
Died March 10, 1898(1898-03-10) (aged 59)
Seymour, Indiana
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater Wilmington Academy
Occupation Attorney

Jason Brevoort Brown (February 26, 1839 – March 10, 1898) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.

Born in Dillsboro, Indiana, Brown attended the common schools and Wilmington Academy, Dearborn County, Indiana. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1860; thence he commenced practice in Brownstown, Indiana. He served as member of the state house of representatives 1862-1866 and as member of the state senate in 1870. Brown served as Secretary of the Territory of Wyoming from 1873 to 1875. He moved to Seymour, Indiana, in 1875, and later became a member of the state senate 1880-1883.

Brown was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-first, Fifty-second, and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1889-March 3, 1895). He served as chairman of the Committee on Elections (Fifty-third Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1894. He resumed the practice of law in Seymour, Indiana, and died there March 10, 1898. He was interred in Riverview Cemetery.


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