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Lawrence BROCK

(1906-1968)

BROCK, Lawrence, a Representative from Nebraska; born in Platte County, near Columbus, Nebr., August 16, 1906; graduated from Leigh High School and from the University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy at Lincoln, Nebr., in 1929; engaged as a pharmacist in Madison, Nebr.; cattle feeder and farmer; former president of Nebraska Livestock Feeders Association, Cornbelt Livestock Feeders Association, and Northeast Nebraska Rural Electric Association; member Nebraska Highway Advisory Commission; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1956; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth Congress (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1961); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1960 to the Eighty-seventh Congress; appointed assistant administrator, Farmers Home Administration, Washington, D.C., in February 1961; died in Zion, Ill., on August 28, 1968; interment in the Wakefield Cemetery, Wakefield, Nebr.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present