Richard Coke Edit Profile
Graduated from College William and Mary. Studied law.
He was the uncle of politician Richard Coke. Born in Williamsburg, Virginia, Coke pursued in preparatory studies as a young man. He graduated from the College of William and Mary, studied law and was admitted to the bar, commencing practice in Gloucester County, Virginia.
He was elected a Jacksonian to the United States House of Representatives in 1828, serving from 1829 to 1833. Coke died at his plantation called "Abingdon Place" in Gloucester County, Virginia on March 31, 1851 and was interred in the family cemetery on the estate.
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