Edmund Gerald Brown Jr. is an American lawyer, author, and politician who served as the 34th and 39th governor of California from 1975 to 1983 and 2011 to 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected Secretary of State of California in 1970; Brown later served as Mayor of Oakland from 1999 to 2007 and Attorney General of California from 2007 to 2011. He was both the oldest and sixth-youngest governor of California due to the 28-year gap between his second and third terms. Upon completing his fourth term in office, Brown became the third longest-serving governor in U.S. history, serving 16 years and 5 days in office.Born in San Francisco, he is the son of Bernice Layne Brown and Pat Brown, who was the 32nd Governor of California . After graduating from the University of California, Berkeley and Yale University, he practiced law and began his political career as a member of the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees . He was elected to serve as the 23rd Secretary of State of California from 1971 to 1975. At 36, Brown was elected to his first term as governor in 1974, making him the youngest California Governor in 111 years. In 1978, he won his second term. During his governorship, Brown ran unsuccessfully as a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1976 and 1980. He declined to pursue a third term as governor in 1982, instead making an unsuccessful run for the United States Senate that same year.
|34th and 39th Governor of California|
January 3, 2011 – January 7, 2019
|Preceded by||Arnold Schwarzenegger|
|Succeeded by||Gavin Newsom|
January 6, 1975 – January 3, 1983
|Preceded by||Ronald Reagan|
|Succeeded by||George Deukmejian|
|31st Attorney General of California|
January 8, 2007 – January 3, 2011
|Preceded by||Bill Lockyer|
|Succeeded by||Kamala Harris|
|47th Mayor of Oakland|
January 4, 1999 – January 8, 2007
|Preceded by||Elihu Harris|
|Succeeded by||Ron Dellums|
|23rd Secretary of State of California|
January 4, 1971 – January 6, 1975
|Preceded by||Frank M. Jordan|
|Succeeded by||March Fong Eu|
|Chairman of the California Democratic Party|
February 11, 1989 – March 3, 1991
|Preceded by||Peter D. Kelly III|
|Succeeded by||Phil Angelides|
Edmund Gerald Brown Jr.
April 7, 1938
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Bernice Layne Brown
|Relatives||Kathleen Brown (sister)|
|Residence(s)||Colusa County, California, U.S.|
|Education||Santa Clara University|
University of California, Berkeley (BA)
Yale University (LLB)
Edmund Gerald "Jerry" Brown, Jr. is an American politician and lawyer who has served as California's 39th Governor since January 3, 2011. Brown, a Democrat, was first elected Governor of California in January 1975, succeeding Ronald Reagan as the state's 34th Governor. He was the youngest Governor of California in 111 years at the time, at the age of 36. From 1979 until 1983, he held the job for a second term in a row. As governor, he focused on budgetary prudence, the prevention of criminal activity, and environmental problems such as the state's coastal land conservation and alternative energy technology. Brown began his political career in the late 1960s as a member of the Board of Trustees of Los Angeles Community College, the son of California's 32nd Governor Edmund G. "Pat" Brown, Sr. Following that, he served as California Secretary of State from January 1971 to 1975, Chairman of the California Democratic Party from 1989 to 1991, Mayor of Oakland from January 1999 to January 2007, and Attorney General of California from January 2007 to January 2011. He also ran for President in 1976, 1980, and 1992 as a candidate sponsored by the Democratic Party. In the 1980s, he took a six-year political vacation, during which he traveled to Japan and Mexico and worked with Mother Teresa in Kolkata, India. He is currently the oldest governor in California's history.
In 2005, he married Anne Gust. His father, Pat Brown , served as the California Governor from 1959 to 1967.
He graduated from the San Francisco College of Law at the top of his class, which helped pave the road for his political career.
There was a 28 year gap between his second and third term as Governor and though, when he was first elected Governor in 1975 he was one of the youngest Governors in the state's history, by the time he was re-elected in 2011 he had become the state's oldest Governor ever.
Jerry Brown's estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let's check, How Rich is He in 2021-2022? According to Forbes, Wikipedia, IMDB, and other reputable online sources, Jerry Brown has an estimated net worth of $10 Million at the age of 84 years old in year 2022. He has earned most of his wealth from his thriving career as a Politician, Lawyer from United States. It is possible that He makes money from other undiscovered sources
At the age of 84,
Jerry Brown height is 1.78 m.
He succeeded Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Governor of California in 2011.
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● Jerry Brown was born on April 7, 1938 (age 84) in San Francisco, California, United States ● He is a celebrity politician ● He attended Yale Law School (1964)● His spouse is Anne Gust (m. 2005)
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