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Fred Herbert Brown


In office
January 4, 1923 – January 1, 1925
Preceded by Albert O. Brown
Succeeded by John G. Winant

In office
March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939
Preceded by George H. Moses
Succeeded by Charles W. Tobey

Born April 12, 1879
Ossipee, New Hampshire
Died February 3, 1955
Somersworth, New Hampshire
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Dartmouth College
Boston University School of Law

Fred Herbert Brown (April 12, 1879 – February 3, 1955) was an American lawyer and Democratic politician from Somersworth, New Hampshire. He served as mayor of Somersworth and as United States Attorney for New Hampshire before his term as Governor of New Hampshire from 1923 to 1925, and later served in the United States Senate.

Brown was elected to the Senate in the Roosevelt landslide of 1932, but lost his bid for re-election in 1938.

He served as Comptroller General of the United States from 1939 - 1940. He was appointed to a 15 year term, as are all Comptrollers General, but only served one year due to illness.

He was also a part-time Baseball Player in 1901-1902 for the Boston Beaneaters (Atlanta Braves)

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updated June 22, 2007

Political offices
Preceded by
Albert O. Brown
Governor of New Hampshire
1923–1925
Succeeded by
John Winant
United States Senate
Preceded by
George H. Moses
United States Senate
1933–1939
Succeeded by
Charles W. Tobey
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