A.J. Brown

Andrew Jackson Brown

Full Name: Andrew Jackson Brown
Date of birth: April 16, 1844
Date of death: February 9, 1915

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 36 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Alvarado / Johnson   Johnson

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Death and funeral, "Dies at Summer Home: Body of Captain A.J. Brown Will Be Brougth [sic] to Dallas," 2/10/1915, p. 8.
    "Resolutions Adopted on A.J. Brown's Death," 2/11/1915, p. 16. Captain A.J. Brown, death date Tuesday, 2/9/1915. Biographical sketch in resolution of the Board of City Commissioners, "While he was away from home, and without his knowledge or consent, he was nominated by his Johnson County neighbors as a member of the Texas Legislature. To that position he was elected in 1886. He declined to stand for re-election."
    "Burial of Capt. A.J. Brown," 2/12/1915, p. 4.
    "Funeral Service for Capt. A.J. Brown Held," photo, 2/13/1915, p. 9. Dallas Morning News.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Andrew Jackson Brown, p. 331. Born 4/16/1844 in Tennessee, son Joshua D. and Nellie Ewing Brown, married Miss Eddie Milliken in 1871. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Andrew J. Brown, death date 2/9/1915 in Rockport, age 70. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Andrew Jackson Brown (1844-1915), burial in Oakland Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County. Find a Grave.
  • Andrew Jackson Brown, Democrat, stockman, age 44 in 1889, born in Tennessee. Legislative Reference Library Card File.


  • Photograph. A.J. Brown, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Constitutional Amendments  
Federal Relations  
Privileges and Elections  
Revenue and Taxation  

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