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Ethan Allen Brown (July 4, 1776 – February 24, 1852) was a Democratic-Republican politician. He served as the 7th Governor of Ohio.

Brown was born in Darien, Connecticut to a Revolutionary War veteran. He moved near Cincinnati, Ohio in 1803. He was appointed to the Ohio Supreme Court in 1810 and was re-elected in 1817. Brown was elected to the governorship a year later and was re-elected in 1820. He resigned on January 3, 1822 to take office in the U.S. Senate after the death of William A. Trimble. He was defeated for re-election in 1824 by William Henry Harrison.

An active supporter of Andrew Jackson, Brown was appointed Chargé d'Affaires to Brazil in 1830 and served for four years. He retired to a family farm in Indiana in 1836, and later served a single term in the Indiana House of Representatives from 1841-1843.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Worthington
Governor of Ohio
1818 - 1822
Succeeded by
Allen Trimble
United States Senate
Preceded by
William A. Trimble
United States Senator (Class 3) from Ohio
1822–1825
Served alongside: Benjamin Ruggles
Succeeded by
William Henry Harrison
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
William Tudor
United States Chargé d'Affaires, Brazil
18 February 1831–11 April 1834
Succeeded by
William Hunter







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