Stephen Bullock

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Stephen Bullock
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1797 – March 3, 1799
Preceded byGeorge Leonard
Succeeded byPhanuel Bishop
Personal details
Born(1735-10-10)October 10, 1735
Rehoboth, Province of Massachusetts
DiedFebruary 2, 1816(1816-02-02) (aged 80)
Rehoboth, Massachusetts
Political partyFederalist
OccupationSchoolteacher
Jurist
Military service
AllegianceUnited States United States
 Massachusetts
Branch/serviceMassachusetts Massachusetts Militia
Continental Army
RankCaptain
UnitThomas Carpenter's Regiment
Battles/warsAmerican Revolutionary War

Stephen Bullock (October 10, 1735 – February 2, 1816) was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. Born in Rehoboth, he attended the common schools, taught school, and was a captain of the Sixth Company in Col. Thomas Carpenter III's Regiment of Massachusetts militia during the Revolutionary War, and was in the Battle of Rhode Island in 1778. He was a delegate to the first State constitutional convention in 1780 and was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1783, 1785, 1786, 1795, and 1796.

Bullock was elected as a Federalist to the Fifth Congress, serving from March 4, 1797 to March 3, 1799. He was judge of the Court of Common Pleas for Bristol County and from 1803 to 1805 was a member of the Governor's council. He died in Rehoboth; interment was in Burial Place Hill.

References[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Stephen Bullock (id: B001053)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
George Leonard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 7th congressional district

March 4, 1797 – March 3, 1799
Succeeded by
Phanuel Bishop