Birth Name: Robert Phillips Corker, Jr.
Place of Birth: Orangeburg, South Carolina, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 24, 1952
Ethnicity: English, some Welsh
Bob Corker is an American businessperson and politician. A member of the Republican Party, he was Mayor of Chattanooga, from April 16, 2001 to April 18, 2005, a U.S. Senator from Tennessee, from January 3, 2007 to January 3, 2019, and Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, from January 3, 2015 to January 3, 2019.
Bob is the son of Jean J. (Hutto) and Robert Phillips “Phil” Corker. He is married to Elizabeth, with whom he has two children.
Bob’s paternal grandfather was Stephen Alfestus Corker (the son of Palmer Corker and Melrose Attaway). Stephen was born in Georgia. Palmer was the son of Stephen A. Corker (Stephen Alfestus Corker), a politician, who, as a Democrat, was a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia, in 1871, and was later a member of the Greenback Party; and of Margaret Myrtis Palmer.
Bob’s paternal grandmother was Ruth Phillips (the daughter of David Victor Phillips and Bessie/Elizabeth Waters). Ruth was born in South Carolina. David was the son of William Thomas Jefferson Phillips and Mary Orange Gleaton. Bessie was the daughter of Philemon Berry Waters and Mary Caroline Huiet.
Bob’s maternal grandfather was William Purcell Hutto (the son of Emanuel Purcelle Hutto and Kate Browning). William was born in South Carolina. Emanuel was the son of James A. Hutto and Georgiana Brown. Kate was the daughter of Charles Marshall Browning and Mary Lancaster.
Bob’s maternal grandmother was named Katherine Williams. Katherine was born in South Carolina.
Source: Genealogy of Bob Corker – https://www.geni.com