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William H. Brown III

Photo of Chairman Brown

Fourth Chairman of the EEOC, May 5, 1969 - December 23, 1973

William H. Brown III, appointed by President Lyndon Johnson, served as the fourth Chairman of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission from May 5, 1969 to December 23, 1973.

Prior to his appointment as the fourth chairman of the Commission, Mr. Brown was Deputy District Attorney for the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania District Attorney's office, a position he occupied after having been appointed Chief of Frauds for that same office early in 1968.

In 1963, he became a full partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Norris, Brown and Hall, where he stayed until joining the Philadelphia District Attorney's office.

Mr. Brown received his B.S. degree from Temple University in 1952 and an L.L.B. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1955.

A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mr. Brown is now an attorney with Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis in Philadelphia.