Francis Locke Jr.

Francis Locke Jr. (October 31, 1766 – January 8, 1823) was a U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina.

Francis Locke
United States Senator
from North Carolina
In office
December 1814 – December 5, 1815
Preceded byDavid Stone
Succeeded byNathaniel Macon
Personal details
Born(1766-10-31)October 31, 1766
Rowan County, North Carolina
DiedJanuary 8, 1823(1823-01-08) (aged 56)
Rowan County, North Carolina
Political partyDemocratic-Republican

FamilyEdit

Francis Locke was the son of Francis Locke Sr. (1722–1796) (a Revolutionary War participant) and Anne Brandon (b.abt. 1737). All are buried at Thyatira Cemetery in Rowan County, North Carolina.

CareerEdit

A native of Rowan County, North Carolina, and a judge of the Superior Court of North Carolina from 1803 to 1814, he was elected to the Senate in 1814 to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of David Stone, but resigned in 1815, before he could qualify.

ReferencesEdit

U.S. Senate
Preceded by U.S. senator (Class 3) from North Carolina
1814–1815
Served alongside: James Turner
Succeeded by