Troy E. Brown

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Troy E. Brown
Member of the Louisiana Senate
from the 2nd district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2012
Preceded by Ann Duplessis
Personal details
Born Troy E. Brown
Napoleonville, Assumption Parish, Louisiana
Spouse(s) Toni B. Brown
Children Jatiea Brown, Jadeon Brown
Residence Geismar, Ascension Parish, Louisiana
Alma mater Assumption High School
Southern University
Occupation Businessman
Religion Baptist
Website troybrownstatesenate.com

Troy E. Brown is an American state legislator from Geismar in Ascension Parish, Louisiana. Brown serves as a member of the Louisiana State Senate and took office in 2012.

Early life and career[edit]

Brown is from Napoleonville, Louisiana but currently resides in Geismar, Louisiana.[1] He graduated from Assumption High School. Brown received his associate degree and bachelor's degrees from Southern University. He majored in criminal justice.[2] Brown also attended but did not graduate from Louisiana State University and the Southern University Law Center.[3] He owns and works as the Chief Executive Officer of Home-Health PCA, LLC and Troy Brown Construction. He is a member of the Louisiana Association of Home Builders and the National Association of Home Builders.[1][2][3][4]

State Senate[edit]

On July 5, 2011, Brown announced his candidacy for the Louisiana State Senate from the 2nd District. Previously, he had campaigned for only one other office; In 2007, he ran to become a State Representative and lost by 4%.[4] He was elected to the Senate in 2011 and took office in 2012. He is a member of the Senate Transportation, Highways and Public Works committee, as well as the committees for Insurance and Select Vocational & Technical Education. He also serves as Vice-Chairman of the Environmental Quality committee.[3]

As Senator, Brown has advocated for better pay and benefits for Police, Firefighters, and other emergency personnel.[1][2][4]

Family and personal life[edit]

Brown is married to Toni B. Brown and has two children: Jatiea and Jaedon.[3][4] Brown and his family worship at Saint Paul Baptist Church in Napoleonville.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Boquet, Jennifer (August 1, 2011). "Business owner Troy Brown will run for 2nd District Senate seat". The Times-Picayune. Retrieved September 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Running for Office: Troy Brown". The Advocate. 2012. Retrieved September 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Senator Troy Brown's Biography". Project Vote Smart. 2012. Retrieved September 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Troy Brown Announces Candidacy for Louisiana State Senate District Two". Donaldsonville Chief. July 5, 2011. Retrieved September 27, 2013. 

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