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Encyclopedia > John Brown (judge)

John Brown, one of the "Fifth Circuit Four", and a liberal Republican from Texas, was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans. At that time, the Fifth Circuit included not only Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas (its jurisdiction as of 2004), but also Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and the Panama Canal Zone.


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Brown, by Ethni Evans, the founders of Evans’ Mills.
In 1805, John Brown (afterwards Judge Brown) bought the land on the south side of the river, and built the mills there; and in 1806 the first dam was thrown across the river at that place.
Brown and others north of the river for the location of the public buildings at Brownville; but other influences prevailed and Watertown was selected as the county-seat.
John Brown (1117 words)
BROWN, John, senator, be in Staunton, Virginia, 12 September, 1757; died in Frankfort, Kentucky, 29 August, 1837.
He united with his brothers John and James Brown and Henry Clay, in 1799, when an election for a constitutional convention was pending in Kentucky, in advocating the abolition of slavery in that state and the gradual emancipation of thee slaves; but the majority of the delegates were opposed to the project.
Brown commanded a regiment of militia on that occasion, and afterward, during the invasion of the state by Price and Van Dorn, commanded a brigade.
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