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accountant , entrepreneur

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.


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, Louisville, since 1956;chief Executive officer, president credit union, Brown-Forman Corporation, Louisville, 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 H&RBlock, Louiseville, 1969-1980.

Broker Kentucky Real Estate Commission, Louisville, since 1978.


God never intended nor desired for a single person to go to Hell. Sin caused a separation between God and man, and that Jesus’ death on the cross is the only bridge to cross from death to life. This bridge, however, is accessible by anyone at anytime.


As responsible citizens Christians should pray for elected officials, submit to just laws, pay taxes, and serve in various capacities, such as on juries, in the military, in public office, and by voting for their representative leadership.


Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.


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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Civil War, reading, farming, hunting, fishing.


Married Barbara A. Johnson, October 27, 1953. Children: Joseph Lyle, William Eric.

Joseph Oliver Newcomb

Elma (Ford) Newcomb

Barbara A. Johnson

Joseph Lyle Newcomb

William Eric Newcomb