BROCK, GEORGE WILLIAM, 1864-1941

Biography:

Teacher; College president. ¬†Born– February 18, 1864, Etowah County. Parents– Josiah and Louisa (Riggs) Brock. Married– Carrie L. Luttrell, July 6, 1899 (died 1908).¬† Children–one. Married– Mary A. Boyd, August 10, 1910. Education– Graduated from the State Normal School at Florence; University of Alabama, A.B., 1900; studied at the University of the South. Teacher and principal at several Alabama public schools, 1883–1902; Superintendent of schools in Opelika, 1902-1907; instructed in summer schools at the University of Alabama, 1905-1908. State Normal School in Livingston, business manager and chairman of the faculty 1907-1910; president, 1910-1936. Member of the State Board of Examiners (for the certification of teachers). Awarded the status of president emeritus on his retirement as president in 1936. Howard College, LL. D. , 1921; University of Alabama, LL. D., 1920. Died May 20, 1941.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 2.; “Historical Sketches.”

Publication(s):

Historical Sketches; State Teachers College, Livingston, Alabama. Livingston, Ala.; s.n., 1928.