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William Ruffin Coleman CockeRoster ID 5174
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|Middle Name:||Ruffin Coleman|
|Affiliation:||Class of 1906|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William Ruffin Coleman Cocke II, Class of 1906: Genealogy: Born- Dec. 31, 1884. Father- William Ruffin Coleman Cocke; Mother- Clara Vernon Pollard. Pat. Grandfather- Philip St. George Cocke; Pat. Grandmother- Courtney Bowdoin. Mat. Grandfather- Charles Teade Pollard; Mat. Grandmother- Emily Virginia Scott. Married- Alice Watts DuBose, daughter of Dudley DuBose of Washington, Ga. Children- 1- William Ruffin Coleman Cocke, Jr.; 2- Dudley DuBose Cocke; 3- Alice Barraud Cocke (twin sister of Dudley). VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 2, 1902; Left after two years. Careers: Lawyer, practiced in Birmingham, Ala. and Seattle, Wash.; on General Council of Seaboard Air Line and Railroad in Norfolk, Va. Died- March 12, 1967.|