Cocke

Cocke is a surname (pronounced cock or coke) and may refer to:

  • Charles Lewis Cocke (1940- ) Professor of Physics at Kansas State University, winner of 2006 Davisson-Germer Prize
  • James Cocke, mayor of Williamsburg, Virginia in the eighteenth century
  • James Richard Cocke (1863–1900), American physician, homeopath, and a pioneer hypnotherapist
  • John Cocke (1925–2002), American computer scientist
  • John Alexander Cocke (1772–1854), American politician who represented Tennessee
  • John Hartwell Cocke II (1780–1866), American planter and brigadier general in the War of 1812
  • Philip St. George Cocke (1809–1861), Confederate general during the American Civil War
  • William Cocke (1747–1828), one of the first U.S. Senators from Tennessee
  • William A. Cocke (1796–1844), third mayor of Louisville, Kentucky
  • William Michael Cocke (1815–1896), grandson of William Cocke who also represented Tennessee

Other articles related to "cocke":

John Cocke
... John Cocke (May 30, 1925 – July 16, 2002) was an American computer scientist recognized for his large contribution to computer architecture and optimizing compiler design ... Cocke spent his entire career as an industrial researcher for IBM, from 1956 to 1992 ... He is one of the inventors of CYK algorithm (C for Cocke) ...
Philip St. George Cocke - Family
... George Cocke was the son of John Hartwell Cocke (b ... The couple had 11 children John Bowdoin Cocke, b. 2 Oct 1836, Richmond, Virginia Louisana Barraud Cocke, b ...
Philip St. George Cocke - Civil War Service - Organization of Virginia's Defenses
... On April 21, 1861, Cocke was appointed as a brigadier general in the service of the Commonwealth of Virginia by Governor John Letcher ... Cocke made his headquarters at Culpeper, Virginia, on April 27, in order to better oversee the entire line of the Potomac as well as the mustering of volunteer troops in a large part ... Taylor on May 5, despite Cocke's orders "not to abandon it without fighting, even against overwhelming numbers." Under Lee's orders, Cocke organized a ...
Bremo Historic District - History - Construction of The Mansion
... time at Lower Bremo and Bremo Recess, Cocke began working on the design of a grand plantation mansion to be built at the Upper Bremo area ... Cocke spared no expense during the construction, utilizing hand-molded brick ... about the same time, the lodge at Lower Bremo was renovated for Cocke's son Cary ...