Stands for preserving slavery, states' rights, and political liberty for whites. Every individual state is sovereign, even to the point of secession.
Thomas Stanley Bocock
Bocock, Thomas S. was born on May 18, 1815 in Buckingham County, Virginia, United States. Son of John Thomas and Mary (Flood) Bocock.
- Graduate Hampden-Sydney College, 1838.
Virginia General Assembly, 1842-1845. Prosecuting attorney Appomattox County (Virginia), 1845-1846. Member United States House of Representatives from Virginia 30th-36th congresses, 1847-1861.
Virginia delegate to Provisional Congress, Confederate States American, 1861. Speaker Confederate House of Representatives, 1st, 2nd congresses. Member Virginia General Assembly, 1869-1870.
Delegate to Democratic National Convention, 1868, 76, 80, presiding officer Virginia convs. Attorney for 3 railroads. Collected one of largest private libraries in Va.
"Peculiar institution" of slavery was not only expedient but also ordained by God and upheld in Holy Scripture.
- Married Sarah Flood; married second, Annie Faulkner.
father: John Thomas Bocock
mother: Mary (Flood) Bocock
spouses: Sarah Flood
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