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Elected governor in 1974 at age 36, Brown was the youngest California Governor in 111 years (1863).
Brown also reorganized the California Arts Council, boosting its funding by 1300 percent and appointing artists to the council Like his father, Brown strongly opposed the death penalty and vetoed it as governor, which the legislature overrode in 1977.Brown also drafted and helped to pass the California Political Reform Act of 1974, Proposition 9, passed by 70% of California's voters in June 1974.Among other provisions, it established the California Fair Political Practices Commission. Brown won the primary with the name recognition of his father, Pat Brown, whom many people admired for his progressive administration.Prior to and following his first governorship, Brown served in numerous state, local, and party positions.During and following his first governorship, Brown thrice ran as a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. "Pat" Brown Sr., the 32nd Governor of California (1959–67), Jerry Brown began his political career as a member of the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees (1969–71), before serving as Secretary of State of California (1971–75).As a consequence of the 28-year gap between his second and third terms, Brown has been both the sixth-youngest California Governor, and the oldest California Governor in history.
Brown was born in San Francisco, California, the only son of four children born to District Attorney of San Francisco and later Governor of California, Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown Sr., and his wife, Bernice Layne Brown.
enrolling at the University of California, Berkeley in 1960, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Classics in 1961.
Brown went on to Yale Law School and graduated with a Bachelor of Laws in 1964.
Brown defeated Meg Whitman in 2010 to become the 39th California Governor in 2011; on October 7, 2013, he became the longest-serving governor in California history, surpassing Earl Warren.
Brown was re-elected in 2014, with sixty percent of the vote.
Brown decided to run for another term as governor in 2010, and was able to do so due to a grandfather clause in a term-limit law passed in 1990 for California state office.