J. Sinclair Brown

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J. Sinclair Brown
J Sinclair Brown 1916.jpg
45th Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates
In office
January 8, 1930 – January 8, 1936
Preceded by Thomas W. Ozlin
Succeeded by Ashton Dovell
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates from Roanoke County
In office
January 12, 1916 – January 8, 1936
Preceded by Orren L. Stearnes
Succeeded by Benjamin E. Chapman
Personal details
Born John Sinclair Brown
(1880-09-30)September 30, 1880
Warm Springs, Virginia, U.S.
Died January 15, 1965(1965-01-15) (aged 84)
Salem, Virginia, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Jane Lewis Johnston

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.

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