Lewis Brown
Lewis Brown
Lewis F. Brown (1929-2019) was elected as Vallejo’s first African-American city councilman in 1965. He also served as Vallejo’s Vice Mayor from 1967 to 1969. He was born in Mississippi. He received his law degree in 1964. Photo courtesy of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.

Our Mission / Purpose

The Genealogy Society of Vallejo-Benicia is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization, created to promote interest in genealogical and historical study and research, to preserve and maintain interest in local history  and to conduct such projects as shall contribute to that end and which include the acquisition and maintenance of a genealogical library, including a Vallejo-Benicia collection, for members, non-members and the community at large.