Biography[edit | edit source]
He later became president of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and in 1895 served as master of ceremonies for the Cotton States and International Exposition.
Bullock was born in Bethlehem, New York, and moved to Augusta, Georgia, in 1857 for his job with the telegraph company Adams Express. He died in Albion, New York, in 1907 and was buried in Mt. Albion Cemetery in that same village.
Bullock has had both detractors and admirers. He remains a controversial figure in Georgia state history.
References[edit | edit source]
- Entrepreneur for Equality: Governor Rufus Bullock, Commerce, and Race in Post-Civil War Georgia (1994), Russell Duncan, University of Georgia Press, ISBN 0-8203-1557-5.
- Georgia State Archives Roster of State Governors.
- Georgia Governor's Gravesites Field Guide (1776-2003).
- 1834 March 28 article in This Day in Georgia History compiled by Ed Jackson and Charles Pou.
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