Daniel T. Brown - 6th District

City Recorder

Will Johnson
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(865) 215-2075

400 Main St., Room 467
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Former Mayor and City Councilman

Daniel T. BrownDaniel T. Brown - 6th District
2318 Dillon Street 
Knoxville, TN  37915 
Home: 865-637-7553
[email protected]
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, Knoxville Zoo, and Blount Mansion. He is a former Member of the Knox County Board of Zoning Appeals.