John R. Browne

District 2 Commissioner
1929 to 1937


Born 1890, died 1980

John R. "Jack" Browne was born in County Sligo, Ireland, and came to Colorado in 1911. He was a cattle and horse rancher and longtime Lakewood resident. Commissioner Browne promoted the construction of West 6th Avenue as a major thoroughfare, and was instrumental in introducing rodeo events to the county. After his terms as Commissioner, Browne served in the State House of Representatives from 1951 to 1954.

John Browne