William Emerson Brock

William Emerson Brock

Birth
Davie County, North Carolina, USA
Death 5 Aug 1950 (aged 81)
Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Section: K, Lot: 208, Grave #: NT002
Memorial ID 6910360 · View Source
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US Senator. Born in Davie County, North Carolina, he was a salesman for the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, when he located to Chattanooga, Tennessee, in 1909. He engaged in the manufacture of candy, plus served as trustee of the University of Chattanooga, Emory and Henry College, and Martha Washington College. In 1929, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Lawrence D. Tyson and served until 1931. Not a candidate for election, he resumed his candy manufacturing business until his death at age 78 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 6 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6910360
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Emerson Brock (14 Mar 1869–5 Aug 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6910360, citing Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .