Joseph. E. Brown

Collection:
Atlanta History Photograph Collection
Title:
Joseph. E. Brown
Date of Original:
1821/1894
Subject:
Governors--Georgia
Politicians--Georgia
Judges--Georgia
Portraits
Beards
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
black-and-white photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Portrait of former Georgia Governor Joseph in Brown, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Joseph Emerson Brown (1821-1894) was a prominent Georgia political leader and judge. Brown was born in South Carolina but was raised in the mountains of north Georgia. After attending Yale Law School he became a Georgia State Senator in 1849 and a judge in Superior Court in 1855. He served four terms as Georgia's Governor from 1857-1865. He served on the Georgia Supreme Court as Chief Justice from 1868-1870, and served in the United States Senate from 1880-1891. He was President of the Western and Atlantic Railroad from 1870-1890.
Local Identifier:
VIS 170.001.001
ahc170001001.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/athpc/id/571
Extent:
11 x 16 in. albumen print
Original Collection:
Atlanta History Photograph Collection, Atlanta History Center
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
Rights:

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