Daniel T. Brown - Sixth District
2318 Dillon Street
Knoxville, TN 37915
Term ends: December 2017
Daniel is a native Knoxvillian and graduate of Austin High School. He also graduated from Tennessee State University with a B.S. in History.
He is a Vietnam Veteran and received an Honorable Discharge from the U. S. Army. Daniel also retired from the U. S. Postal Service.
Daniel is married to the former Cathy Smith and has one daughter, a son-in-law and two grandchildren and one stepson. He and Cathy reside in East Knoxville and he is a member of First A.M.E. Zion Church.
On January 10, 2011, Daniel was elected by his fellow City Council Members to serve out the unexpired term of former Mayor Bill Haslam, who resigned to become the Governor of Tennessee. He served as Interim Mayor from January 10, 2011 through December 17, 2011.
Daniel is involved in a number of diverse organizations including the Dandridge Avenue Neighborhood Association, the NAACP, Beck Cultural Exchange Center, Inc. and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.
He currently serves on the Audit Committee, the Public Property Naming Committee, as well as on the Boards of the Knoxville Transportation Authority, Affordable Housing Trust Fund, Knoxville Zoo, Dogwood Arts Festival, and Blount Mansion. He is a former Member of the Knox County Board of Zoning Appeals.