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date: 10 May 2021

Whitlock, Brandlocked

(04 March 1869–24 May 1934)
  • Jon C. Teaford


Whitlock, Brand (04 March 1869–24 May 1934), novelist, reform mayor, and diplomat, was born Joseph Brand Whitlock in Urbana, Ohio, the son of Elias D. Whitlock, a Methodist clergyman, and Mallie Lavinia Brand. Known by his middle name from childhood, Whitlock grew up in a number of western Ohio communities where his father held pastorates. He graduated from high school in Toledo and accepted a job in 1887 as a reporter for the ...

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