Full Name: Edmund Gerald Brown
Profession: Governor of California
Why Famous: A member of the Democratic Party, Jerry Brown was the longest-serving governor in California history.
He served as both the 34th (1975-83) and 39th (2011-19) Governor of California.
Brown also ran unsuccessfully as a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1976, 1980 and 1992.
- 2005-06-18 Politician Jerry Brown (67) weds businesswoman Anne Gust (47) in Oakland, California
- 1991-10-21 Former California Governor Jerry Brown announces his run for the US Presidency
- 2015-09-13 Governor of California Jerry Brown declares a State of Emergency after wildfires devastate Lake and Napa counties
- 2015-10-05 Governor of California Jerry Brown signs a bill giving terminally ill patients the "right to die"
- 2016-01-06 Governor of California Jerry Brown declares state of emergency over methane gas leak on outskirts of Los Angeles
- 2017-09-03 Governor of California Jerry Brown issues state of emergency due to La Tuna brush fire near Los Angeles
- 2017-11-22 Californian man Craig Coley pardoned for a double murder after serving 39 years by Governor Jerry Brown. Longest prison term to be overturned in the state.
- 2017-12-10 Governor of California Jerry Brown tours Southern Californian wildfires and declares them "the new normal"
- 2018-06-25 Californian Governor Jerry Brown declares State of Emergency for wildfire spread over 8,200 acres in Lake County