A very powerful name in the southern part of the United States. The Toolcock's began as a family of farmers in Louisiana. During the Civil War, conflict began around the Toolcock's farm because of the fact that they used African slaves to help harvest their crops. Thomas Toolcock became a very highly ranked general in the Confederate Army, but his fame was short lived because of the Confederate's loss. As of now the Toolcock name is highly respected the world over as a food company, Thomas's great granddaughter, Eleanor Toolcock is the CEO of Toolcock Homegrown Foods.
by Lt. Weewee November 21, 2010