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Brown, Willie L. (Willie Lewis), Jr., 1934-


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    • Brown, Willie Lewis, Jr., 1934-
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1934-03-20
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) California. Legislature. Assembly
        • Organization: (naf) San Francisco State College
        • Organization: (naf) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (Calif.)
        • Organization: (naf) Hastings College of the Law
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Mineola (Tex.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) San Francisco (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: Impact of the 1981-82 state budget provisions ... 1981 (a.e.)t.p. (Willie L. Brown, Jr.; Calif. Assembly Speaker, 17th Assembly district)
    • found: Curing California's housing ills, 1982:t.p. (Willie Lewis Brown, Jr.)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 13, 2007(Willie Brown (politician); Willie Lewis Brown, Jr. (b. Mar. 20, 1934); 41st Mayor of San Francisco, in office 8 Jan. 1996-8 Jan. 2004; 58th Speaker of the California State Assembly, in office 2 Dec. 1980-5 June 1995)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed December 27, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Brown, Willie; Willie Lewis Brown Jr.; politician, mayor; born 20 March 1934 in Mineola, Texas, United States; active member of NAACP (1952); received degree in political science from San Francisco State College (1955); received doctor of law degree from Hastings Law School (1958); established his own firm and was active in the civil rights movement; ran for a position in the state assembly, was defeated (1962) but won (1964); became an instrumental figure in Democratic Party (1960-1970s); delivered a powerful speech at the Democratic National Convention (1972); elected speaker of the assembly and served as speaker until (1995); notorious for his expensive suits and for driving around San Francisco in expensive cars; fashion magazines praised him, Playgirl named him one of its ten sexiest men, played a part in the movie The Godfather: Part III; elected mayor of San Francisco (1996-2004))
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    • 1982-03-15: new
    • 2016-11-28: revised
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