William Brown

William Brown (or Browne) may refer to (some of whom were also called 'Bill'):

Politicians, jurists, and diplomats

*William Brown (congressman) (1779–1833), U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1819–1821
*William J. Brown (Indiana) (1805–1857), U.S. Representative from Indiana
*William G. Brown, Sr. (1800–1884), U.S. Representative from Virginia and West Virginia
*William Brown (New Zealand), (1809–1898), member of 1st New Zealand Parliament
*William Gay Brown, Jr. (1856–1916), U.S. Representative from West Virginia, son of William G. Brown
*William M. Browne (1827–1883), American cabinet member of Confederate States Army
*William Wallace Brown (1836–1926), U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania
*William R. Brown (1840–1916), U.S. Representative from Kansas
*William M. Brown (1850–1915), U.S. Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, electee to the U.S. House of Representatives
*William Jethro Brown (1868–1930), Australian jurist and professor of law
*William Brown (Manitoba politician), Canadian politician in Manitoba, 1922–1927
*William Brown (UK politician) (1894–1960), UK Member of Parliament for Rugby 1942–1950
*William John Brown (1894–1960), UK politician and Member of Parliament
*William Robson Brown (1900–1975), UK Conservative politician
*William Holmes Brown, (1929–2001) U.S. House of Representatives Parliamentarian, 1974–1994
*William Andreas Brown (1930–), U.S. Ambassador to Israel, 1988–1992
*William J. Brown, Ohio Attorney General, elected 1970
*William Stuart Brown (1952–2004), Australian diplomat and convicted child molester

Clergymen or theologians

*William Laurence Brown (1755–1830), Scottish divine (theologian)
*William Brown (clergyman) (1766–1835), Scottish clergyman and Hebraist
*William Montgomery Brown (1818–1937), Episcopalian bishop and Communist author
*William E. Brown, first African-American Archbishop in the state of Virginia

Military people

*William Brown (soldier) (c. 1755–1808), American Revolutionary War soldier
*William Brown (Royal Navy officer) (1764–1814), British Royal Navy admiral
*William Brown (admiral) (or Guillermo Brown) (1777–1857), Irish-Argentine Navy admiral
*William Brown (sailor) (birth name unknown), Black woman who served in the Royal Navy 1804–1816, disguised as a man
*William H. Brown (1836–1896), American Civil War sailor and Medal of Honor recipient
*Major William D. Browne, U.S. Army officer, famous for re-discovering Nazi membership files in 1945
*William Maurice Brown (1910–1975), Lt. Colonel; first principal of Faujdarhat Cadet College


*William Browne (1590?–1645?), English poet
*William Hill Brown (1765–1793), American novelist
*William George Browne (1768–1813), British traveller
*Sir William Brown, 1st Baronet of Astrop (1784–1864), British merchant and banker
*William Phineas Browne (1804–1869), American lawyer and coal mining pioneer
*William Wells Brown (1814–1884), African American writer and abolitionist
*William D. Brown, (1813–1868), founder of Omaha, Nebraska
*William Slater Brown (1897–1997), friend of poet E. E. Cummings; the character "B." in Cumming's memoir/novel "The Enormous Room"
*William Brown (footballer) (1909–1996), English football (soccer) player
*William Brown (footballer born 1865), English football (soccer) player
*William Brown (bridge designer) (1928–2005), English structural engineer, bridge designer
*William C. Brown (1916–1999), American electrical engineer
*William Brown (tennis), pro tennis player from the early 1970s
*William E. Brown (academic), president of Cedarville University
*William Arthur Brown, (born 1945), academic (industrial relations), Master of Darwin College, Cambridge

Other related

*William Brown (fictional boy), fictional schoolboy character from "Just William"
*William Brown (ship), American ship which struck an iceberg and sank on April 19, 1841 while traveling between Liverpool and her home port of Philadelphia
*William Brown Library and Museum, historic building in Liverpool, England

ee also

*Willie Brown (disambiguation)
*Will Brown (disambiguation)
*Bill Brown (disambiguation)
*Billy Brown (disambiguation)

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