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Brock, William Emerson (William)

Born: 1872 AD
Died: 1950 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1872 - He was  born on the 14th of March.

1894 - He attended public school and engaged in agricultural pursuits.

         - He moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and became a clerk in a general store.

1896-1901 - He worked as a tobacco salesman.

1909 - He moved to Chattanooga, Tennessee. In Chattanooga, Brock became involved in candy manufacturing, and also had involvments in insurance and banking interests.

         - He became a trustee of the former University of Chattanooga, now the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Emory and Henry College, and also Martha Washington College.

1929 - On the 2nd of September, Brock was appointed to the vacancy in the U.S. Senate caused by the death of Lawrence D. Tyson by governor of Tennessee Henry Hollis Horton.

1930 - On the 4th of November, Brock was elected to the balance of this term.

1931 - He did not run for the new term, and his service as a U.S. senator ended on the 3rd of March.

1950 - He died on the 5th of August.


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