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Ron Brown

Born: Aug 1, 1941

Death: Apr 3, 1996

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Ron Brown

Date of Birth : Aug 1, 1941
Date of Death : Apr 3, 1996
Birth Place : Washington, D.C.

Ronald Harmon "Ron" Brown was the United States Secretary of Commerce, serving during the first term of President Bill Clinton. He was the first African American to hold this position. He was killed, along with 34 others, in a 1996 plane crash in Croatia.


  • Politician


  • Alma Arrington


  • Michael A. Brown

Awards Won

  • National Medal of Technology and Innovation
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