Gen Thomas Glascock Jr.

Gen Thomas Glascock Jr.

Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Death 19 May 1841 (aged 50)
Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
Burial Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Plot A102
Memorial ID 7620684 · View Source
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U.S Army Brigadier General, U.S. Congressman. Born the son of Revolutionary War Militia General and Congressman Thomas Glascock Sr., he studied law, was admitted to the bar and proceeded to open a legal practice in Augusta, Georgia. His military service included being a Captain of U.S. Volunteers in the War of 1812 and as a Brigadier General under General Andrew Jackson, in the First Seminole War in 1817. In politics, he was a member of the Georgia State House of Representatives, (1821, 23, 31-34, 39). In 1835, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John W.A. Sanford and reelected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress, serving until 1839. After leaving Congress, he lived in retirement until his death at age 50. Glascock County Georgia, he named in his honor.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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