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Joseph W. Folk

AKA Joseph Wingate Folk

Born: 29-Oct-1869
Birthplace: Brownsville, TN
Died: 29-May-1923
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Oakwood Cemetery, Brownsville, TN

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Missouri, 1905-09

Father: Henry Bate Folk
Mother: Marthe Estes
Wife: Gertrude Glass (m. 10-Nov-1896, no children)

    High School: Brownsville Academy, Brownsville, TN
    Law School: LLB, Vanderbilt University Law School (1890)

    St. Louis Chamber of Commerce Counsel (1918-19)
    US Interstate Commerce Commission Chief Counsel (1914-18)
    US State Department Solicitor (1913-14)
    Governor of Missouri (1905-09)
    Missouri State Official Circuit Attorney, St. Louis, MO (1901-05)
    American Bar Association
    Missouri Bar Association
    National Press Association
    Society of International Law
    Nervous Breakdown 1922

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