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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.


Churches should be urged to demonstrate their heart for racial reconciliation by seeking to increase racial and ethnic diversity in church staff roles, leadership positions, and church membership.


Christians with differing interpretation of the Bible should be engaged in discussions about the ways the Bible can be applied to major world issues.


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

William Eric Newcomb

Joseph Lyle Newcomb