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Robert Brodnax Glenn

governor

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

Member legislature, 1881.

Connections

Married Nina Deaderick, January 8, 1878.

father:
Chalmers L. Glenn

mother:
Annie S. (Dodge) Glenn

spouse:
Nina Deaderick