Corrine Brown

Born:November 11, 1946 (age 73)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 1993-2017
Florida House of Representatives, 1985-1992
Education:B.S., Florida A&M University
M.A., University of Florida

Corrine Brown represented Florida's 3rd District in the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2013, and after redistricting, represented the 5th District from 2013 to 2017.

Brown was born November 11, 1946, in Jacksonville, Florida. She graduated from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in 1969 with a bachelor's degree. She completed her master's (1971) and education specialist (1974) degrees from the University of Florida. Brown has served on faculty at Florida Community College at Jacksonville, the University of Florida, and Edward Waters College.

Prior to serving in Washington, Brown served in the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 17th District.

For information on Brown's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation during her time in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on