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  Brock III, William Emerson
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<-  1990-01-02  
 
NameWilliam Emerson Brock III
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Rockville, Maryland , United States
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Born November 23, 1930
Died Still Living (84 years)
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Nov 23, 2010 10:53am
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Info(grandson of William Emerson Brock), a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee; born in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn., November 23, 1930; attended schools in Lookout Mountain and Chattanooga Tenn.; graduated from Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va., 1953; served in the United States Navy 1953-1956; employed by the Brock Candy Co., becoming vice president of marketing; member of the board of directors of Brock Candy Co.; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth Congress; reelected to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1971); was not a candidate for reelection; was elected as a Republican in 1970 to the United States Senate and served from January 3, 1971, to January 3, 1977; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1976; chairman, Republican National Committee 1977-1981; U.S Trade Representative 1981-1985; appointed Secretary of Labor by President Ronald Reagan 1985-1987; consultant in Washington, D.C.; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate from Maryland, 1994; is a resident of Annapolis, Maryland.

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FAMILY
Son Oscar Brock 0000-
Father William Brock 0000-
Grandfather William E. Brock 1872-1950

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RACES
  11/08/1994 MD US Senate Lost 40.89% (-18.20%)
  09/12/1994 MD US Senate - R Primary Won 37.78% (+11.88%)
  04/28/1985 Secretary of Labor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/20/1981 U.S. Trade Representative Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/14/1977 RNC Chair Won 46.39% (+22.68%)
  11/02/1976 TN US Senate Lost 47.01% (-5.44%)
  08/19/1976 US Vice President - R Convention Lost 0.09% (-84.95%)
  11/03/1970 TN US Senate Won 51.29% (+3.90%)
  08/06/1970 TN US Senate-R Primary Won 74.86% (+51.81%)
  11/05/1968 TN District 3 Won 57.03% (+14.05%)
  11/08/1966 TN District 3 Won 64.22% (+28.44%)
  11/03/1964 TN District 3 Won 54.61% (+9.21%)
  11/06/1962 TN District 3 Won 51.08% (+2.15%)
ENDORSEMENTS
TN Governor- R Primary - Aug 05, 2010 R Zach Wamp
MD US President - R Primary - Feb 12, 2008 R Mitt Romney
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 15, 1971 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 09, 1971 D Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr.