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Thomas Glascock

Born: Oct 21, 1790

Death: May 19, 1841

Birthplace: Augusta

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Thomas Glascock

Date of Birth : Oct 21, 1790
Date of Death : May 19, 1841
Birth Place : Augusta

Thomas Glascock Jr. was an American politician, soldier and lawyer. Glascock was born in Augusta, Georgia. He studied law, gained admission to the state bar, and began practicing law in Augusta. Thomas Jr. was the son of Brigadier General Thomas Glascock Sr. who rescued Count Pulaski from the Siege of Savannah. His father served in Georgia and in the Virginia Dragoons during the American Revolution. His father was later appointed as Brigadier General of the Continental Army by George Washington. Thomas Jr's grandfather was Colonel William Glascock, who was acting governor of Georgia for a period during the American Revolution at Augusta, Georgia. President George Washington stayed with William at his plantation home in Augusta during his presidency. Glascock was a delegate to the constitutional convention in 1798. His military service included service as a captain of Volunteers in the War of 1812 and a Georgia Militia brigadier general in the First Seminole War in 1817. Served under General Andrew Jackson, later President of the United States. Political offices held by Glascock include the Georgia State House of Representatives where he also served as speaker in 1833 and 1834.

Profession


  • Lawyer
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