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Bill Brock

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Bill Brock
18th United States Secretary of Labor
In office
April 29, 1985 – October 31, 1987
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byRaymond J. Donovan
Succeeded byAnn Dore McLaughlin
8th United States Trade Representative
In office
January 20, 1981 – April 29, 1985
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byReubin Askew
Succeeded byClayton Keith Yeutter
United States Senator
from Tennessee
In office
January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1977
Preceded byAlbert Gore Sr.
Succeeded byJim Sasser
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1971
Preceded byJames B. Frazier, Jr.
Succeeded byLaMar Baker
50th Chairman of the Republican National Committee
In office
Preceded byMary Louise Smith
Succeeded byRichard Richards
Personal details
William Emerson Brock III

(1930-11-23)November 23, 1930
Chattanooga, Tennessee
DiedMarch 26, 2021(2021-03-26) (aged 90)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Political partyRepublican[1]
Alma materWashington and Lee University
Military service
Branch/serviceUnited States Navy
Years of service1953-1956

William Emerson "Bill" Brock III (November 23, 1930 – March 25, 2021) was a Republican United States senator from Tennessee, having served from 1971 to 1977. Upon the election of Ronald Reagan as U.S. president, Brock was appointed U.S. Trade Representative, a position he had until 1985 when he was made Secretary of Labor.

Brock died from pneumonia in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on March 25, 2021, at age 90.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. United Press International, Ford Lists Possible 1976 Running Mates, Bangor Daily News, January 23, 1976
  2. Sher, Andy (March 25, 2021). "Bill Brock, former labor secretary and senator from Tennessee, dies at 90". Chattanooga Times Free Press. Retrieved March 25, 2021.

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