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William Cocke

army officer , senator

William Cocke, American army officer, senator. member Virginia Assembly, 1777, North Carolina Legislature, 1778; member Tennessee Constitutional Convention, 1796; member United States Senate from Tennessee, 1796-1797, 1799-1805; member Mississippi Legislature, 1822.

Background

Cocke, William was born in 1748 in Amelia County, Virginia, United States. Son of Abraham Cocke.

Career

General Militia of State of Franklin, 1784-1788.

Membership

Member Virginia Assembly, 1777, North Carolina Legislature, 1778. Member Tennessee Constitutional Convention, 1796. Member United States Senate from Tennessee, 1796-1797, 1799-1805.

Member Mississippi Legislature, 1822.

Connections

Married Sarah Maclin. Married second, Mistress.

father:
Abraham Cocke. Cocke

spouses:
Sarah Maclin

Mistress