BROWN, Garry Eldridge, a Representative from Michigan; born in Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo
County, Mich., August 12, 1923; Kalamazoo College, B.A., 1951, and George
Washington University Law School, LL.B., 1954; admitted to the bar in 1954 and
commenced practice in Kalamazoo, Mich.; commissioner of the United States
District Court for the western district of Michigan, 1957-1962; delegate to the
Michigan constitutional convention of 1961-1962; served two terms in the
Michigan State senate, 1962-1966; minority floor leader and chairman of the
Republican senate policy committee, served in the Twenty-fourth Infantry
Division as second lieutenant in Japan; elected as a Republican to the
Ninetieth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3,
1979); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth
Congress; resumed the practice of law; was a resident of Washington, D.C.,
until his death on August 27, 1998; interment in Schoolcraft, Michigan.
BibliographyRalph Nader Congress Project.
Citizens Look at Congress: Garry E. Brown, Republican Representative
from Michigan. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers,