Brown, Rudd, 1920-2015
- Existence: 1920 - 2015
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Overview Congressional candidate in 1958 and 1960 from California, Helen (Rudd) Brown is the granddaughter of William Jennings Bryan (three-time candidate for President and Secretary of State under Woodrow Wilson) and the daughter of Ruth Bryan Owen, who was the first woman elected to Congress in the South, serving as Representative from Florida from 1928 to 1932. Brown moved to California in 1954 where she became active in the Democratic Party and served as a delegate to the Democratic National...