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William Adam Hocker, American judge. member Fla; member Supreme Ct.

Background

Hocker, William Adam was born on December 5, 1844 in Buckingham Company, Virginia, United States. Son of William and Susannah (Lewis) Hocker.

Education

Educated Hampden-Sidney College and University of Virginia.

Career

2d, Mattie Norvell Glover, of Roanoke, Virginia, December, 1909. Admitted to bar, 1869. Moved to Florida, 1874.

Member Florida Legislature, 1877, 1891, Constitutional Convention, 1885. State’s attorney, 5th Circuit, 1877-1886. Judge 5th Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1893-1901.

Member Supreme Court Commission, 1901-1903. Justice Supreme Court of the Florida, 1903-1909, 1909-1915.

Membership

Member Fla; member Supreme Ct.

Connections

Married Gertrude Venable, of Scott Green, Prince Edward Company, Virginia, November 11, 1868 (now deceased).

father:
William Hocker

mother:
Susannah (Lewis) Hocker

spouse:
Gertrude Venable