Joseph E. Brown

Joseph E. Brown

Born: April 15, 1821

Died: November 30, 1894

Nationality: American

Occupation: Politician

Biography: Joseph Emerson Brown, often referred to as Joe Brown, was the 42nd Governor of Georgia from 1857 to 1865, and a U.S. Senator from 1880 to 1891. During the American Civil War, Brown, a former Whig, had constant disagreements with Confederate President Jefferson Davis, whom he saw as an incipient tyrant.