Lawrence Brock
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Lawrence Brock
Lawrence Brock
Lawrence Brock (Nebraska Congressman).jpg
From 1959's Pocket Congressional Directory of the Eighty-Sixth Congress
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 3rd district

January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1961
Robert Dinsmore Harrison
Ralph F. Beermann
Personal details
Born(1906-08-16)August 16, 1906
near Columbus, Nebraska
DiedAugust 28, 1968(1968-08-28) (aged 62)
Zion, Illinois
Resting placeWakefield Cemetery, Wakefield, Nebraska
Political partyDemocratic

Lawrence Brock (August 16, 1906 – August 28, 1968) was a Nebraska Democratic politician.

Brock was born near Columbus, Nebraska. He graduated from Leigh High School and then the College of Pharmacy of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1929. He became a pharmacist in Madison, Nebraska. He then became a cattle feeder and farmer and the president of Nebraska Livestock Feeders Association, Cornbelt Livestock Feeders Association, and Northeast Nebraska Rural Electric Association.

Brock was a member of the Nebraska Highway Advisory Commission and then a delegate to the 1956 Democratic National Convention He was the chair of the Nebraska Democratic Party from 1954 to 1956. In 1958 he was elected to the Eighty-sixth United States Congress serving from January 3, 1959 to January 3, 1961, and failed in his bid to be reelected in 1960. He was then appointed in February 1961 as the administrator of the Farmers Home Administration in Washington, D.C. He died in Zion, Illinois and was buried in Wakefield Cemetery in Wakefield, Nebraska.

References

  1. "Brock, Lawrence". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2006.
  2. "Brock, Lawrence". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 2006.



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