BULLOCK, Stephen, (1735 - 1816)


BULLOCK, Stephen, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Rehoboth, Mass., October 10, 1735; attended the common schools; taught school; during the Revolutionary War was captain of the Sixth Company in Col. Thomas Carpenter’s Regiment, and was in the Battle of Rhode Island in 1778; delegate to the first State constitutional convention in 1780; member of the State house of representatives in 1783, 1785, 1786, 1795, and 1796; elected as a Federalist to the Fifth Congress (March 4, 1797-March 3, 1799); judge of the court of common pleas for Bristol County; member of the Governor’s council 1803-1805; died in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Mass., February 2, 1816; interment in Burial Place Hill.