Bullock, Robert

Life Span
to
Full name
Robert Bullock
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
South
Origins
Slave State
Occupation
Military
Attorney or Judge
Farmer or Planter
Educator
Political Parties
Democratic
Government
US House of Representatives
State legislature
State judge
Military
US military (Pre-Civil War)
Confederate Army

Robert Bullock (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
BULLOCK, Robert, a Representative from Florida; born in Greenville, Pitt County, N.C., December 8, 1828; attended the common schools; moved to Florida in 1844 and settled at Fort King, then a United States Government post, near the present city of Ocala; taught in the first school in Sumter County; clerk of the circuit court of Marion County from November 13, 1849, to November 11, 1855; commissioned by the Governor in 1856 a captain to raise a mounted company of volunteers for the suppression of Indian hostilities; the company was mustered into the service of the United States and served eighteen months, until the cessation of hostilities; entered the Confederate Army as captain in the Seventh Regiment Florida Volunteers in 1862 and served until the close of the war; promoted to lieutenant colonel in 1863 and to brigadier general in 1865; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1866 and began practice in Marion County; judge of probate court 1866-1868; member of the State house of representatives in 1879; again clerk of the circuit court of Marion County from 1881 to 1889; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-first and Fifty-second Congresses (March 4, 1889-March 3, 1893); was not a candidate for renomination in 1892; engaged in agricultural pursuits; elected judge of Marion County in 1903 and served until his death in Ocala, Marion County, Fla., July 27, 1905; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.
"Bullock, Robert," Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B001052.
How to Cite This Page: "Bullock, Robert," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/5271.