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Name:Philip St. George Cocke
Affiliation:Board of Visitors
Biography & Genealogy:Gen. Philip St. George Cocke of Powhatan Co. Member Board of Visitors 1846-1852 & 1858-1861; President 1850-1852 & 1858-1861. Graduate USMA; resigned from U. S. Army; planter (plantation "Belmead") and businessman; Brig. Gen. CSA; committed suicide 26 Dec. 1861. His son, Philip, was a member of the Class of 1866.