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Brown, James

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Born: 1766 AD
Died: 1835 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Ambassadors

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1766 - Born on September 11th near Staunton, Virginia. A Senator from Louisiana.

1789 - Commanded a company of sharpshooters in an expedition against the Indians.

1792 - Secretary to the Governor.

1804 - After the cession of the Territory of Louisiana moved to New Orleans and was appointed as secretary of the Territory.

1812 - Became United States district attorney for the Territory and elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate on December 1st.

1813-1817 - Filled the vacancy caused by the resignation of John N. Destrehan.

1819-1823 - Elected to the United States Senate, as an Adams-Clay Republican.

         - Appointed United States Minister to France.

1835 - He returned to the United States and settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he died on April 7th.

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