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Bill Brock
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18th United States Secretary of Labor
In office
April 29, 1985 – October 31, 1987
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Raymond J. Donovan
Succeeded by Ann Dore McLaughlin
8th United States Trade Representative
In office
January 20, 1981 – April 29, 1985
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Reubin Askew
Succeeded by Clayton Keith Yeutter
United States Senator
from Tennessee
In office
January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1977
Preceded by Albert Gore Sr.
Succeeded by Jim Sasser
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1971
Preceded by James B. Frazier, Jr.
Succeeded by LaMar Baker
50th Chairman of the Republican National Committee
In office
1977–1981
Preceded by Mary Louise Smith
Succeeded by Richard Richards
Personal details
Born
William Emerson Brock III

(1930-11-23)November 23, 1930
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Died March 26, 2021(2021-03-26) (aged 90)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Political party Republican
Alma mater Washington and Lee University
Military service
Branch/service United States Navy
Years of service 1953-1956

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.

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