Military Wiki

Brown is second from left.

James Stephens Brown, Jr. (c. 1859 – January 6, 1946) was an American Democratic politician. He served as the Mayor of Nashville, Tennessee from 1906 to 1910

Early life

Brown was born circa 1859.[1][2] He graduated from the United States Naval Academy.[1][2]


Brown served a naval officer in the Spanish–American War of 1898.[3] He became a lawyer, and he joined the firm of Champion, Head, and Brown.[1] He served as Mayor of Nashville from 1906 to 1910.[1][2] He subsequently moved to Memphis.[1]

Personal life and death

Brown was married to Madeline Pattie McComb on November 6, 1895.[3] They had three children: James S. Brown, III, Worthington Brown, and Berta Brown Radford.[3] He was Presbyterian.[1]

Brown died on January 6, 1946 at his home in Memphis.[1][2] He was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Nashville.[1]


Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Owen Morris
Mayor of Nashville, Tennessee
Succeeded by
Hilary Ewing Howse

Template:Mayors of Nashville

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).