Daniel Brown (politician)
|81st Mayor of Knoxville|
January 10, 2011 – December 17, 2011
|Preceded by||Bill Haslam|
|Succeeded by||Madeline Rogero|
|Knoxville City Councilman for the Sixth District|
December 19, 2009 – December 20, 2017
December 25, 1945
Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.
Austin High School|
Tennessee State University
Brown was born in Knoxville, where he graduated from Austin High School. He attended Tennessee State University, where he received B.S. degree in History. Brown is a Vietnam War veteran and a retiree of the U.S. Postal Service.
He was selected by the council to serve as mayor after Bill Haslam resigned from office in order to pursue his eventually successful campaign for governor, making Brown the first African American mayor of the city. He did not run for a full term as mayor, but remains on the city council. He was succeeded by Madeline Rogero.
- "Daniel Brown selected as interim Knoxville mayor". WBIR. Archived from the original on 9 February 2013. Retrieved 8 February 2011.
- "Mayor Daniel T. Brown - Sixth District". City of Knoxville. Archived from the original on 1 May 2011. Retrieved 8 February 2011.