James M. Brown
|James M. Brown|
|Attorney General of Oregon|
March 24, 1980 – January 4, 1981
|Preceded by||James A. Redden|
|Succeeded by||David B. Frohnmayer|
December 9, 1941 |
St. Paul, Minnesota
|Spouse(s)||Lisa M. LeSage|
Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Brown attended American University before graduating Willamette University magna cum laude with a B.A. in 1964, and Yale Law School with an LL.B. in 1967, being admitted to the Oregon bar the same year.
He served as a Deputy District Attorney from 1970 to 1972, and as District Attorney from 1972 to 1977, in Benton County, Oregon. He was Counsel to the Governor of Oregon (1977–1979) and Assistant Attorney General (1979–1980), before being appointed as state Attorney General in 1980.
- "Private Practice Lawyer Profile for James M. Brown". Lawyer Locator. New Providence, New Jersey: Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell. 2006. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved 2006-12-14.
- "Oregon Department of Justice - Agency History" (pdf). Oregon Secretary of State. 2007. Retrieved 2006-12-09.
|Oregon Attorney General
1980 – 1981
David B. Frohnmayer
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