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Jerry Brown at UCI in 1974 January 8, 2011

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Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown, Jr. started his third (non-consecutive) term as Governor of California this month. Jerry Brown has been on the UCI campus several times, including his first visit on April 3, 1974 when he gave a speech in Humanities Hall 161 (below). Brown was California’s Secretary of State then. The primary elections for California governor took place on June 4, 1974, with Brown winning the Democratic nomination. The California gubernatorial election took place on November 5, 1974. Brown won with 50.11% of the vote, over Houston Flournoy with 47.25%. He was only 36 years old when he became California’s 34th Governor on January 7, 1975. He was 72 when he started his third term on January 3, 2011.

AS-061. University Communications Photographs. Special Collections and Archives, the U.C. Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California.

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