Francis Locke

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Francis Locke
United States Senator
from North Carolina
In office
December 1814 – December 5, 1815
Preceded by David Stone
Succeeded by Nathaniel Macon
Personal details
Born (1776-10-31)October 31, 1776
Rowan County, North Carolina
Died January 8, 1823(1823-01-08) (aged 46)
Rowan County, North Carolina
Political party Democratic-Republican

Francis Locke (October 31, 1776 – January 8, 1823) was a U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina. Francis Locke was the son of Francis Locke (1722–1796, who was in the Revolutionary War) and Anne Brandon (b.abt. 1737). They are all buried at Thyatira Cemetery in Rowan County, North Carolina.

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.


United States Senate
Preceded by
David Stone
U.S. Senator (Class 3) from North Carolina
Served alongside: James Turner
Succeeded by
Nathaniel Macon