John Brown may refer to:
- John Brown (abolitionist) (1800–1859), American who led an anti-slavery revolt in Harpers Ferry, Virginia in 1859
- John Brown (doctor) (1735–1788), Scottish physician who taught that disease was caused by either excessive or inadequate stimulation
- John Brown (servant) (1826–1883), Scottish servant of Queen Victoria
John Brown or Johnny Brown may also refer to:
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... In 1796, Holmes sold the four acres to Senator John Brown (Kentucky) ... John Brown began construction of a home on the property shortly after purchasing it, though he was often away in Philadelphia ... The architect of Liberty Hall is unknown, although John himself may have done some of the design ...
... John Brown (1736–1803), Treasurer of Rhode Island 1775-1796, Rhode Island State Representative 1782-1784, Delegate to the Continental Congress from Rhode Island 1784-1785 ... Brother-in-law of John Brown ... Benjamin Brown (1756–1831), Massachusetts State Representative 1809 1811-1812 1819, U.S ...
... Brown owes its founding to the support of learning among a Baptist Church association but in 1762, the Baptist Minister Morgan Edwards was at first ridiculed for suggesting the founding of a college ... Rhode Island and Providence Plantations (the former name for Brown University), the first Baptist college in the original thirteen colonies, and now one of the Ivy League universities ... and the Reverend Samuel Stillman, were among those who played an instrumental role in Brown's foundation and later became American revolutionaries ...
... Brown (1826–1901), mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1901 Benjamin Gratz Brown (1826–1885), governor of Missouri Charlie Brown (California politician) (born 1949 ... Brown (1857–1922), President pro tem of the New York State Senate 1915-1918 Eric Brown (judge), Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court several people named George ... congressman from California George Houston Brown (1810–1865), represented New Jersey 's 4th congressional district from 1853 to 1855 Harold Brown (Secretary of Defense) (born 1927 ...
... John Brown had already fought against pro-slavery forces in Kansas for several years when he decided to lead a raid on Harpers Ferry, Virginia (West Virginia was not yet a state) ... It almost succeeded, had it not been for Brown's delay, and hundreds of slaves left their plantations to join Brown's force - and others left their plantations to join Brown in an escape to ... Eventually, due to a tactical error by Brown, their force was quelled ...
Famous quotes containing the words brown and/or john:
“Slavery is malignantly aristocratic.”
—Antoinette Brown Blackwell (18251921)
“What should we know,
For better or worse,
Of the Long Ago,
Were it not for Verse:”
—Oliver St. John Gogarty (18781957)