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BROWN, Bedford, senator, born in Caswell County, North Carolina, in 1795" died there. 6 December, 1870. He was a member of the house of commons of North Carolina in 1815-'7, and in 1823, and of the senate in 1828-'9. On the resignation of John Branch he was elected as a democrat to the United States senate, and re-elected for a full term in 1835, serving from 28 December, 1829, till 1840, when he resigned because he was unwilling to follow the instructions of the state assembly. In 1842 he was again elected to the state senate, and was a candidate for United States senator, but was defeated by W. H. Haywood, Jr., and retired from public life. He removed to Missouri, but returned to his home in Caswell County
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