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BROWN, GEORGE WILLIAM (?–1847). George William Brown, a lawyer from Henrico County, Virginia, traveled to Galveston, Texas, in 1842 as a result of a call for volunteers for a proposed expedition against Mexico after the invasion of San Antonio by Rafael Vásquez. In 1844 he was district attorney of the Second Judicial District. He represented Colorado County at the Convention of 1845, in which he served on the judiciary committee. Brown died of tuberculosis in 1847.


Texas House of Representatives, Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832–1845 (Austin: Book Exchange, 1941).


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"BROWN, GEORGE WILLIAM," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.