American politician and war hero who served as the United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs from 1993 until 1997.
He went to The Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. and Roosevelt University in Chicago.
He served as a Marine in the Vietnam War and reached the rank of a Corporal.
He was born to Lucille Marsh Brown and David Brown in Detroit, Michigan.
He served as the United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs when Bill Clinton was the U.S. President.