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Jerry Brown

Governor of California Jerry Brown

Full Name: Edmund Gerald Brown
Profession: Governor of California

United States of America

Biography: 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.

Born: April 7, 1938
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Age: 84 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries

Married Life

  • 2005-06-18 Politician Jerry Brown (67) weds businesswoman Anne Gust (47) in Oakland, California

Historical Events

  • 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

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