John M. Brower

John Moorehead Brower ( born July 19, 1845 in Greensboro, North Carolina; † August 5, 1913 in Paris, Texas ) was an American politician. Between 1887 and 1891 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Even as a toddler John Brower came with his parents to Mount Airy, North Carolina, where he first received a private education. Later he graduated from the Mount Airy Male Academy. In the following years he worked in agriculture, where he specialized in growing tobacco. He was also engaged in trade. Politically, Brower was a member of the Republican Party, whose regional party conferences he attended in North Carolina as a delegate 1872-1896. Between 1876 and 1878 he sat in the Senate of North Carolina.

In the congressional elections of 1886, he was in the fifth constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of James W. Reid on March 4, 1887. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1891 two legislative sessions. Since 1889 he was chairman of the committee responsible for supervising the expenditure of the Post Ministry. In 1890 he was defeated by Democrats Archibald Williams.

Between 1896 and 1898 was John Brower MP in the House of Representatives from North Carolina. Otherwise, he resumed his previous activities on again. In 1907 he moved to Boswell in Oklahoma where he worked in the timber industry, animal husbandry and other agricultural areas. He died on August 5, 1913 in Paris ( Texas) and was buried in Mount Airy.