J. Sinclair Brown

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
J Sinclair Brown, 1916

John Sinclair Brown (September 30, 1880 – January 15, 1965) was a Virginia politician. He represented Roanoke County in the Virginia House of Delegates, and served as that body's Speaker from 1930 until 1936.

Brown Library, built in 1969, is the main academic library at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke, Virginia and was named for Colonel Brown in recognition of his service to the Roanoke Valley community.


  • Jamerson, Bruce F., Clerk of the House of Delegates, supervising (2007). Speakers and Clerks of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1776-2007. Richmond, Virginia: Virginia House of Delegates.