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William Edgar Newcomb

William Edgar Newcomb, American accountant, entrepreneur. Named Kentucky Colonel, State of Kentucky, 1986.


  • Newcomb, William Edgar was born on July 21, 1931 in Campbellsville, Kentucky, United States. Son of Joseph Oliver and Elma (Ford) Newcomb.

  • Education

    • Associate Degree, Campbellsville College, 1953. Bachelor of Science, University Louisville, 1956. Master of Arts, Webster University, 1984.


    • Chemical analyst Clayton-Lambert Corporation, Louisville, 1953-1956. Accountant Brown-Forman Corporation, since 1956, chief executive officer, president credit union, since 1964. Farmer Bardstown, Kentucky, 1959-1965.

      Owner Newcomb's Bait Shop, Campbellsville, since 1973. Board directors Brown-Forman Employee's Credit Union. Tax consultant, instructor Henry W. Bloch and Richard Bloch, Louiseville, 1969-1980.

      Broker Kentucky Real Estate Commission, Louisville, since 1978.


    Church members should educate themselves on the moral issues being debated in the public arena.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.


    Worker Republican party, Louisville, since 1956. Candidate Circuit Court Clerk, Jefferson County, Kentucky, 1987. With United States Army, 1951-1952, Korea.

    Member Veterans of Foreign Wars, National Association Tax Practitioners, American Association Retired Persons, National Fishing Information Association, Fishing Club American, Kentucky Farm Bureau, Dale Carnegie Alumni Association (speaking awards since 1961), University Louisville Alumni Association, Webster University Alumni Association, Cambellsville College Alumni Association.



    Civil war, reading, farming, hunting, fishing.


    • Married Barbara A. Johnson, October 27, 1953. Children: Joseph Lyle, William Eric.
    • father: Joseph Oliver Newcomb
    • mother: Elma (Ford) Newcomb
    • spouse: Barbara A. Johnson
    • children: Joseph Lyle Newcomb
    • William Eric Newcomb
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    • 1953
      Campbellsville College
    • 1956
      University Louisville
    • 1984
      Webster University
    • 1953 - 1956
      Chemical analyst, Clayton-Lambert Corporation
      Louisville, Kentucky, United States
    • 1959 - 1965
      farmer Bardstown
      Kentucky, United States
    • 1973
      owner Newcomb's Bait Shop
      Campbellsville, Kentucky, United States
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