Jerry Brown is an American politician and is currently is the governor of California. He was born on April 7, 1983 in San Francisco, California. His mother name is Bernice Layne Brown and his father name is Edmund G. Brown who was the former governor of California and district attorney. They had four children and jerry was their only son.
Brown attended St. Ignatius high school in California and was in the California cadet corps. He graduated from Ignatius in 1955 and enrolled to Santa Clara University. He left the university after one year as he decided to turn into a catholic priest; he went to Sacred Heart Novitiate which is a Jesuit seminary. But after one year he changed his mind and left the seminary. He joined university of California in Berkeley and in 1961 he graduated with Bachelor of Arts. He also attended Yale law school where he graduated with a Juris Doctor in 1964. Then he went to Mexico and Latin-America to study. He moved to Los Angeles after he passed hi state bar exam. He worked for Tuttle & Taylor law firm. He competed for Los Angeles community college board of trustees in 1969 and won.
Brown won the California secretary of state in 1970. He served from 1971 to 1975. He competed for democratic primary governor of California election in 1974 which was a neck to neck competition but he won the primary election as his father’s popularity among democrats. In November 5, 1974 he won the general election and became the governor of California from 1975 to 1983. During his service as a governor, he refused to use any kinds of benefits or privileges and due to implementation of fiscal plan California had roughly $5 billion budget biggest surplus which was not since ages in the state history. He ran for U.S. senate in 1982 but was defeated. After the defeat he went to Japan to learn about Buddhism. He returned back and became the chairman of Democratic Party and resigned in 1991. He again decided to run for U.S. senate and was leading in the polls during the election but he decided to compete in the presidency election and left the senate campaign in the middle. He had been defeated already in primary presidency election two times and the third time also he was defeated. He served as a as the mayor of Oakland from 1999 to 2007. He was appointed as governor of California in January 3, 2011. He has expressed to run for re-election in 2015.
In 2005 he was engaged to his girlfriend Anne Gust. They married in June 18, 2005. He and wife do not have children together. His current home address is Oakland hill, where they own a house worth $ 1.8 million.
Brown have sometimes been mistaken for Jerry Brown Spectra which a fishing line referring to different person. His elections polls records, official email, and quotes can be obtained from wiki and her official website.