Robert Brown (Georgia politician)

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Robert Brown
Member of the Georgia Senate
from the 26th district
In office
August 1991 – June 2011
Succeeded byMiriam Paris
Personal details
Born(1950-01-30)January 30, 1950[1]
Greenville, Georgia
DiedDecember 8, 2011(2011-12-08) (aged 61)
Macon, Georgia
Political partyDemocratic

Robert Lofton Brown (January 30, 1950 – December 8, 2011) was a Democratic member of the Georgia State Senate, representing the 26th District. He was first elected in an August 1991 special election and served until June 2011, when he resigned to run for Mayor of Macon, Georgia. He was elected by his fellow Democrats as Minority Leader in 2004 and served in that position until his resignation.


On December 8, 2011, Brown's body was found in his Macon home. The local coroner revealed that Brown died from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head.[2]


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  2. ^ "Former Sen. Robert Brown dead from self-inflicted gunshot wound". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. December 9, 2011.

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