Farmer Branch Oldest Resident Dies at Age 88
FARMERS BRANCH - Balam A. Marcom, 88, of 2408 Pike, active in community
affairs and the oldest resident of Farmers Branch until his death, died here
Born in Friendship, Tenn., he had been a resident of Farmers Branch for 84
years. He received a plaque at the Farmers Branch Day celebration here last year
for being the oldest resident.
Marcom had served on the school board from 1930-52, and on the city council from
1952-56. He was a member of the James A. Smith Masonic Lodge and Hella Temple
Shrine. He also was a member of the
Webb Chapel Methodist Church.
He retired in 1950 as a road builder and supervisor for Dallas County
District 1 after 45 years.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the First Baptist Church here,
with burial in the Farmers Branch
The Dallas Morning News - December 20, 1970; Page 44
Submitted by Edward Lynn