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Brown, Aaron Vail, -1859 Born in Virginia, Aug. 15. 1795; moved to North Carolina in 1815: was member of the State legislature for some years, and elected to Congress in 1839. and governor of the State in 1845. He was Postmaster-General in Buchanan's cabinet. He died in Washington, March 8. 1859.