John Young Brown III

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John Young Brown III
73rd Secretary of State of Kentucky
In office
January 1, 1996 – January 4, 2004[1]
GovernorPaul Patton, Ernie Fletcher[1]
Preceded byBob Babbage[2]
Succeeded byTrey Grayson[3]
Personal details
Born
John Young Brown III

(1963-06-02) June 2, 1963 (age 56)[1]
Louisville, Kentucky[1]
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Rebecca Jackson[1]
Children2[1]
ParentsJohn Y. Brown Jr.
RelativesJohn Y. Brown Sr. (grandfather)
Pamela Brown (half-sister)
ResidenceLouisville, Kentucky[1]
Alma materBellarmine University (BA, MBA)
University of Kentucky (JD)
ProfessionLawyer, politician

John Young Brown III (born June 2, 1963)[1] is a Kentucky politician.[4] Brown served as Secretary of State of Kentucky from 1996 to 2004.[1] In 2007, Brown ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky as the running mate of gubernatorial candidate Jody Richards, the Speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Biography[edit]

Brown was born in Louisville, Kentucky.[1] He is the son of John Y. Brown, Jr.,[1] a former Governor of Kentucky and KFC magnate, and he is the grandson of former state legislator and United States Congressman John Y. Brown, Sr.. Brown is also the half-brother of television reporter Pamela Ashley Brown.

He received a B.A. degree (magna cum laude) and an M.B.A. from Bellarmine College. He earned his law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "John Y. Brown III official biography". Kentucky.gov. Archived from the original on May 18, 2015. Retrieved August 5, 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-04. Retrieved 2011-05-11. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-01. Retrieved 2011-05-11. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Brown Family of KY". PoliticalGraveyard.com. Archived from the original on 2010-02-03. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
Political offices
Preceded by
Bob Babbage
Kentucky Secretary of State
1996–2004
Succeeded by
Trey Grayson