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|59th Mayor of Houston|
January 2, 1998 – January 2, 2004
|Preceded by||Bob Lanier|
|Succeeded by||Bill White|
|3rd Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy|
July 19, 1993 – January 1996
|Preceded by||Bob Martinez|
|Succeeded by||Barry McCaffrey|
|Police Commissioner of New York City|
January 22, 1990 – September 1, 1992
|Appointed by||David Dinkins|
|Preceded by||Richard Condon|
|Succeeded by||Ray Kelly|
|Police Chief of Houston|
|Appointed by||Kathy Whitmire|
|Preceded by||B.K. Johnson|
|Succeeded by||Elizabeth Watson|
|Born||October 4, 1937
Wewoka, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Yvonne Brown (1959–1992)
Frances Young (1996–present)
|Education||California State University, Fresno (BS)
San Jose State University (MA)
University of California, Berkeley (MS, PhD)
Lee Patrick Brown (born October 4, 1937) is an American criminologist, public administrator, politician and businessman. In 1997 he was the first African-American to be elected mayor of Houston, Texas. He was reelected twice to serve the maximum of three terms from 1998 to 2004.
From 1993 to 1996, Brown served as Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy during the Bill Clinton administration.
- Brown, Lee and Jane Ely. Lee Brown Oral History , Houston Oral History Project, October 31, 2007.
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