Joseph Edgar Brown

Joseph Edgar Brown ( born February 11, 1880 in Jasper, Marion County, Tennessee, † June 13, 1939 in Chattanooga, Tennessee ) was an American politician. Between 1921 and 1923 he represented the state of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Joseph Brown was the son of Foster V. Brown, who also sat for the State of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives. He first attended the Baylor 's Preparatory School in Chattanooga and then studied until 1902 at Cumberland University in Lebanon. After a subsequent study of law and its made ​​in 1904 admitted to the bar he began in Jasper to work in his new profession. In 1907 he moved his residence and his law firm to Chattanooga.

Politically, Brown was a member of the Republican Party. In the congressional elections of 1920 he was in the third electoral district of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John A. Moon on March 4, 1921. Since he resigned in 1922 to run again, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1923. Between 1922 and 1924, Brown was chairman of his party in Tennessee. In 1924 he was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, was nominated to the President Calvin Coolidge for re-election. Otherwise, Joseph Brown again worked as a lawyer in Chattanooga. There he is on 13 June 1939, died.