Ronald Harmon Brown (August 1, 1941 – April 3, 1996) was the United States Secretary of Commerce, serving during the first term of President Bill Clinton. He was the first African American to hold this position. He was killed, along with 34 others, in a 1996 plane crash in Croatia.
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Ron Brown, who died in a plane crash in April 1996, was far from being the first Commerce Secretary to be accused of using his job to pressure American businesses for political contributions or to reward those who have written his party checks. President Bush's Commerce Secretary and campaign finance chairman, ...
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Apr 2, 2017 ... On this day in 1996, Ron Brown, then-secretary of commerce in the Clinton administration, was killed, along with 34 others, all but two of them Americans, when their Air Force CT-43 plane crashed into a mountainside near Dubrovnik, Croatia. An Air Force inquiry blamed the crash on pilot error and a poorly ...
Jul 7, 2014 ... Ron Brown was the head of the Democratic National Committee and Bill Clinton's secretary of commerce. Learn more at Biography.com.
Oct 2, 2016 ... Ron Brown played a role . . . he would rather not have. Targeted by an independent counsel along with his son Michael and his confidante (and my source) Nolanda Butler Hill on unrelated charges, Brown desperately needed the Clintons' help to keep himself, Hill, and especially Michael out of prison.
Jan 11, 1998 ... WASHINGTON — If the late Commerce Secretary Ron Brown was murdered, it was by the luckiest and the unluckiest murderer in the world. Somehow, the assassin got aboard Ron Brown's Air Force plane on April 3, 1996, shot him in the top of the head and miraculously left no exit wound or bullet ...
Mar 14, 1998 ... Although the indictment never mentions him by name, Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown was the original target of the investigation. Attorney General Janet Reno said in the spring of 1995 that Mr. Brown had apparently failed to properly report large payments from a business partner, Ms. Hill.