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COOK (Soundex C200) — See also CHOAKE, CHUOKE, COACH, COCH, COCK, COCKE, COKE, COOCH, COOKE, COOKERLY, COOKMAN, COOKS, COOKSEY, COOKSON, COOKSTON, COUCH, CROOK, CUCK, DECOOK, KOCH, KOCK, KOK, KOOK, KUC, KUCH, KUCK, KUOCH, LOOK, MCCOOK, ZOOK.

  Cook, G. B. — of Princeton, Caldwell County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, G. Bradford See George Bradford Cook
  Cook, George — of Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Goshen, 1831-32, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George — of Ontario County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ontario County 2nd District, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George — of Bergen County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 3rd District, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George — of Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Goshen; elected 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George — Commonwealth Land candidate for Ohio treasurer of state, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George — Reform candidate for U.S. Senator from Kansas, 2002, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Cook, George B. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 17th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George B. — of Fredericktown, Madison County, Mo. Democrat. Farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Madison County, 1911-12, 1933-34. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George Bradford (b. 1936) — also known as G. Bradford Cook — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., 1936. Chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1973; resigned under fire from the SEC, following disclosure that he had modified a commission complaint to delete references to a secret $200,000 campaign contribution to President Richard Nixon's re-election campaign from fugitive financier Robert Vesco; admitted that he testified falsely to a Senate committee and to a grand jury investigating the matter; his license to practice law in Illinois and Nebraska was suspended for three years. Still living as of 1975.
  Relatives: Son of George Brash Cook (born 1910; insurance executive); married to Jo Anne Thatcher and Laura Armour.
  Cook, George D. — of Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pa. Republican. Acting postmaster at Camp Hill, Pa., 1922-23. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George E. — of Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn. First selectman of Torrington, Connecticut, 1904-11. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George E. — of Socorro, Socorro County, N.M. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1916, 1928, 1932 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George F. — of Virginia. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1920; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George F. — of Orange, Orange County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George H. — of Flagstaff, Coconino County, Ariz. Postmaster at Flagstaff, Ariz., 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George L. — of Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George R. — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1856-57. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George R. — of Kent County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 17th Circuit, 1977-85. Still living as of 1985.
  Cook, George T. — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Raleigh, N.C., 1858-61. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George W. — of Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y. Mayor of Hudson, N.Y., 1840. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George W. — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Postmaster at Beckley, W.Va., 1897-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George W. — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1907; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1916; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1920; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George W. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 3rd District, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, George W. F. — of Rutland, Rutland County, Vt. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1960; U.S. Attorney for Vermont, 1969-77, 1981-87. Still living as of 1987.
  Cook, George Washington (1851-1916) — also known as George W. Cook — of Leadville, Lake County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Bradford, Lawrence County, Ind., November 10, 1851. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Leadville, Colo., 1885-87; U.S. Representative from Colorado at-large, 1907-09. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo., December 18, 1916 (age 65 years, 38 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cook, George Wells — of Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Mo. Candidate for mayor of Caruthersville, Mo., 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Cook, Gideon W. — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Giles — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Giles B. — of Norfolk, Va. Mayor of Norfolk, Va., 1830. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Glenn A. — of Sullivan, Franklin County, Mo. Mayor of Sullivan, Mo., 1987-90. Still living as of 1990.
  Cook, Glennda — of Amarillo, Potter County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Cook, Golden — of Wyoming County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Wyoming County, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Cook, Grady — of Pontotoc, Pontotoc County, Miss. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Grover C. — of Allegan County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Allegan County 1st District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Grover Cleveland
  Cook, H. D. — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, H. Don — Universal candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Cook, H. E. — of Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1932, 1940 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Cook, H. L. — of Nebraska. Member of Nebraska railway commission, 1921-23. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, H. S. — of Forsyth County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 32nd District, 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Hamilton See C. Hamilton Cook
  Cook, Hansford H. — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Harold Dale (1924-2008) — Born in Guthrie, Logan County, Okla., April 14, 1924. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1974-92; took senior status 1992; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Oklahoma, 1974-92; took senior status 1992; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1974-92; took senior status 1992. Died September 22, 2008 (age 84 years, 161 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Cook, Harriet — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Cook, Harry E. — of Lake Village, Chicot County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Harry L. — of Canonsburg, Washington County, Pa. Burgess of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, 1933-37, 1950-52. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Harry T. — of Michigan. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 13th Circuit, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Harry W. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Henry — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Physician; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Henry See W. Henry Cook
  Cook, Henry — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Genesee County 1st District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Cook, Henry C. — of Jefferson County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Jefferson County 2nd District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Henry D. — of Lincoln City (now Lincoln), Sussex County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 1st District, 1943-44; defeated, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Henry J. — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1940; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 1955-60. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Henry N. — of Columbia, Boone County, Mo. Republican. Postmaster at Columbia, Mo., 1881-85. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Herbert See D. Herbert Cook
  Cook, Herbert — of Allegheny County, Pa. Prohibition candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 6th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Holden — of Ionia, Ionia County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives, 1962 (Ionia County), 1964 (89th District); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cook, Homer — of Waukegan, Lake County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Homer L. — of Indiana. Secretary of state of Indiana, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Howard — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1944 (member, Credentials Committee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Howard C. — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1948, 1972; candidate for mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1971. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Ira (1821-1902) — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Union Center, Broome County, N.Y., October 6, 1821. Republican. Surveyor; banker; insurance and real estate business; mayor of Des Moines, Iowa, 1861. Died in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, March 11, 1902 (age 80 years, 156 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Ira Cook (1780-1845) and Rachel (Faxon) Cook (1785-1837); married, April 25, 1854, to Mary C. Owens (1831-1918).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cook, Isaac — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Postmaster at Chicago, Ill., 1853-57, 1858-61. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Isaac — of Marion, Linn County, Iowa. District judge in Iowa 4th District, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Ivan E. — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Ithaca, N.Y., 1952-55; defeated, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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