BROWN, Garry Eldridge, (1923 - 1998)


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.


Bibliography

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Garry E. Brown, Republican Representative from Michigan. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.