Emory Brodnax Camp

Emory Brodnax Camp

Death 21 Jun 1966 (aged 56)
Burial Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 20897821 · View Source
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Emory Brodnax Camp, born in Rockdale, Milam Co., TX - Son of Emory Adicus Camp and Mary Elizabeth McLane.

Emory married, about 1938 in Milam Co., TX, Essie May McCall, a daughter of Millard & Fannie McCall.

Father of Emory Clifton, Katherine Elizabeth "Kay" and James David Camp.

Grandson of Asbury Murrell Camp & Mary Haygood and James C & Catherine McLane.

Emory died in Temple, Bell Co., TX.
CAMP, Emory B. of Rockdale & Cameron. Age 56. Died 6/21/1966 (Tuesday) in a Temple hospital. He had been ill for the past week and underwent major surgery Saturday. Funeral services held (Thursday) at the First Methodist Church, Cameron. Burial in IOOF Cemetery in Rockdale. Rev. E.J. Davis and Rev. Richard Freeman officiated.

BORN in Rockdale 7/10/1909 to M/M E.A. Camp. Received his law degree from the University of Texas and practiced law with his father. They had offices in Cameron and Rockdale. He had practiced law in Cameron since the early 1930's and owned Camp Insurance Agency with offices in Cameron and Rockdale. His career included elective posts in the state legislature from 1932-1935 and as Milam County District Attorney from 1935-1939. Had a 3-year term on the board of directors of Texas State Bar Association. Active in the Local, State and National Democratic Party politics. Served on the Milam Co. Democratic Executive Committee. Member of the Texas Electoral College in 1963 and was a voting delegate to the National Democratic Convention in 1964. Member of the Milam Co. Bar Asso., Texas Bar Asso. and the American Bar Asso. Past president of the Cameron Chamber of Commerce. Member of the Knights of Pythias, Masonic Lodge and First Methodist Church of Cameron. He served as a director of the Rockdale State Bank. The body was at the family home, 2005 N. Harding, until 8 a.m. and lay in state at the First Methodist Church from 8 a.m. until the funeral hour. Marek Burns Funeral Home of Cameron in charge of arrangements.

SURVIVORS: Wife, Mrs. Effie McCall Camp; 2 sons, Emory C. Camp of Rockdale and James D. Camp of Cameron; daughter, Mrs. H.J. Johnston of Pittsburgh, PA.; 3 grandchildren.

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  • Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
  • Added: 11 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20897821
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emory Brodnax Camp (10 Jul 1909–21 Jun 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20897821, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sarah Locklin Taylor (contributor 46921363) .