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Robert Brodnax Glenn

Robert Brodnax Glenn, American governor. member legislature, 1881.


  • Glenn, Robert Brodnax was born on August 11, 1854 in in Rockingham Company, North Carolina, United States. Son of Chalmers L. and Annie S. (Dodge) Glenn.

  • Education

    • Educated Davidson College, North Carolina, University of Virginia, and Pearson’s Law School, Richmond Hill, North Carolina.


    • Engaged in general law practice, first at Danbury, North Carolina, 1878. In 1886 with W. B. Glenn and in 1891 with Manly & Hendren. Was assistant div. counsel for Southern Railway, attorney for Western Union Telegraph Company, etc.

      Was member legislature, 1881. Solicitor for state, 1886. Elector for Cleveland, 1884, 1892.

      United States district attorney, 1893-1897. Governor of North Carolina, 1905-1909.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Member legislature, 1881.


    • Married Nina Deaderick, January 8, 1878.
    • father: Chalmers L. Glenn
    • mother: Annie S. (Dodge) Glenn
    • spouse: Nina Deaderick
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    Born August 11, 1854
    Died March 16, 1920
    (aged 65)