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Orlando Brown

Orlando Brown

Kentucky politician, newspaper publisher and historian
Orlando Brown
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Intro Kentucky politician, newspaper publisher and historian
Was Journalist
From United States of America
Type Journalism
Gender male
Birth 26 September 1801
Death 6 July 1867 (aged 65 years)
Star sign Libra
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Biography

Orlando Brown (September 26, 1801 – July 6, 1867) was a Kentucky politician, newspaper publisher and historian, who also held the office of Indian Commissioner during the Zachary Taylor administration. Brown was a Whig and an anti-secessionist. He was the son of John Brown, Kentucky's first member of Congress.
Orlando Brown received his appointment as Indian Commissioner based on his loyalty to the Taylor campaign, and used it to distribute further patronage appointments. He became disillusioned with the position, and resigned it on July 1, 1850, eight days before Taylor died.
Brown spent most of his later years working on a history of Kentucky governors, but his work was uncompleted when he died in 1867.

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