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Lucius Junius PolkRoster ID 1984
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1875|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Lucius Junius Polk, Jr. Class of 1875. Born- Aug. 14, 1854 in Maury Co. Tenn. Father- Gen. Lucius Junius Polk Sr. of Raleigh NC; Mother- Anne Erwin of Bedford Co. Tenn. Pat. Grandfather- Col. William Polk of Mecklenburg Co. Va.; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah Hawkins of Warren Co. NC. Mat. Grandfather- Andrew Erwin of Wilkes Co. NC; Mat. Grandmother- Elvira Searcy Erwin. Married- Daisy Cantrell, daughter of William A. Cantrell on Nov. 28, 1878. Children- 1- Armour Cantrell Polk; 2- Anne LeRoy Polk; 3- Lucius Junius Polk, (III); 4- Margaret Wendell Polk; 5- Daisy Cantrell Polk 6- Ellen Polk; 7- Harrell Polk. Entered VMI- Sept. 28, 1872; Resigned Sept. 13, 1873. Careers- Railroad clerk and official; Developer of mines and railroads; Vice President of Santa Fe RailRoad Co. in Galveston, TX. Died- Sept. 30, 1923.|