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Cook, J.

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, J. B. — of Johnston County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1868; member of North Carolina state senate 17th District, 1868-69. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, J. C. — of Nebraska. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 3rd District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, J. Eugene (b. 1904) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Wrightsville, Johnson County, Ga., April 4, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; Georgia state attorney general, 1945-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1965-67. Baptist. Member, Delta Sigma Pi; Alpha Tau Omega; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Woodmen; Elks; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Monroe Cook and Ida (Preston) Cook; married, June 28, 1928, to Julia Adelaide McClatchey.
  Cook, J. L. — of Gove, Gove County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, J. M. — of East Carroll Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, J. Maxwell — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 26th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, J. O. — of Newton, Jasper County, Iowa. District judge in Iowa 6th District, 1879-82. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Jacob — of Washtenaw County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Washtenaw County, 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, James — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Preston, 1825. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, James — of Middlesex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey State Council from Middlesex County, 1829. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, James — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1831, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, James See C. James Cook
  Cook, James I. — of Tarkio, Atchison County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Missouri state house of representatives from Atchison County, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cook, James I. C. — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Republican. Postmaster at Bennington, Vt., 1861-72. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, James M. (c.1808-1868) — of Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, N.Y. Born about 1808. Member of New York state senate, 1848-51, 1864-65 (13th District 1848-51, 15th District 1864-65); New York state treasurer, 1852; New York state comptroller, 1854-55. Died in Saratoga, Saratoga County, N.Y., April 12, 1868 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  Cook, James M. — of Voluntown, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 11th District, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, James P. (b. 1863) — of Concord, Cabarrus County, N.C. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Cabarrus County, N.C., January 12, 1863. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of North Carolina state senate 24th District, 1913-14. Lutheran. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Matthew Cook and Mary (Costner) Cook; married 1892 to Margaret J. Norfleet.
  Cook, James R. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Cook, Jan — Alabama state auditor, 1983-91. Female. Still living as of 1991.
  Cook, Jesse W. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Jim — of Elk Grove, Sacramento County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Cook, Jimmy Lee — American candidate for Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Cook, Jocelyn B. — of Houma, Terrebonne Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Cook, Joel (1842-1910) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 20, 1842. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1907-10; died in office 1910. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 15, 1910 (age 68 years, 270 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cook, John (1730-1789) — of Duck Creek (now Smyrna), Kent County, Del. Born in Duck Creek (now Smyrna), Kent County, Del., 1730. Member of Delaware state legislative council from Kent County, 1780-83; President of Delaware, 1782-83. Anglican. Died in Duck Creek (now Smyrna), Kent County, Del., October 27, 1789 (age about 59 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Cook and Margaret Cook; married to Elizabeth Collins.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Cook, John — of San Diego County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 1st District, 1851-52. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John — of California. Member of California state assembly 15th District, 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John — of Stanislaus County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 7th District, 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 8th District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev.; North Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Candidate for mayor of Las Vegas, Nev., 1991, 1995; candidate for mayor of North Las Vegas, Nev., 2001, 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Cook, John — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 78th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Cook, John — of Guaynabo, Guaynabo Municipio, Puerto Rico. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cook, John A. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John C. — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Mayor of Columbus, Ga., 1914-16. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John Calhoun (1846-1920) — of Iowa. Born in Seneca, Seneca County, Ohio, December 26, 1846. U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1883, 1883-85. Died in Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa, June 7, 1920 (age 73 years, 164 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Algona, Iowa.
  Presumably named for: John C. Calhoun
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cook, John Dillard (1789-1852) — also known as John D. Cook — of Ste. Genevieve County, Mo. Born in Orange County, Va., June 15, 1789. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention from Ste. Genevieve County, 1820; justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1820-23; appointed 1820; U.S. Attorney for Missouri, 1850-52; died in office 1852. English ancestry. Died in Cape Girardeau County, Mo., October 28, 1852 (age 63 years, 135 days). Interment at Old Lorimier Cemetery, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Jane (Mothershead) Cook (1748-1840) and John Dillard Cook (1753-1828); brother of Nathaniel Cook and Daniel Pope Cook; married 1814 to Sarah Middleton Taylor (1795-1866); uncle of John Pope Cook (1825-1910).
  Political family: Edwards-Cook family of Illinois and Nebraska (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cook, John F. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1880, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John H. — of Anaheim, Orange County, Calif. City president of Anaheim, California, 1913. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John H. (b. 1874) — of Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Miss. Born in Jasper County, Miss., February 27, 1874. Republican. School teacher; postmaster; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1922; U.S. Marshal, 1922-25; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, 1925-29; delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1928. Methodist. German, English, and Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Marshall Cook and Susan (Mounger) Cook; married 1900 to Annie Griffith.
  Cook, John H. — of Wickenburg, Maricopa County, Ariz. Mayor of Wickenburg, Ariz., 2013. Still living as of 2014.
  Cook, John I. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John L. — of Winnegance, Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Postmaster at Winnegance, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John M. — of Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio. Republican. Circuit judge in Ohio 7th Circuit, 1901-10. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John M. — of Telfair County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Telfair County, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John P. — of Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Hillsdale County, 1846; member of Michigan state senate, 1847-48, 1874 (3rd District 1847-48, 9th District 1874); delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Franklin Mead Cook (1863-1943).
  Cook, John Parsons (1817-1872) — also known as John P. Cook — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Born in Whitestown, Oneida County, N.Y., August 31, 1817. Member of Iowa state legislature, 1850; U.S. Representative from Iowa 2nd District, 1853-55. Died in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, April 17, 1872 (age 54 years, 230 days). Interment at Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport, Iowa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cook, John Pope (1825-1910) — also known as John P. Cook — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill.; Ransom, Hillsdale County, Mich. Born in Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill., June 12, 1825. Mayor of Springfield, Ill., 1855; Sangamon County Sheriff, 1856; general in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in Ransom, Hillsdale County, Mich., October 12, 1910 (age 85 years, 122 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Pope Cook and Julia Catherine (Edwards) Cook (1801-1830); married, October 20, 1847, to Susan A. Lamb (1828-1890); married, September 16, 1889, to Mary Eliza Baker (1860-1948); nephew of Nathaniel Cook and John Dillard Cook (1789-1852); grandson of Ninian Edwards; grandnephew of Cyrus Edwards; great-grandson of Benjamin Edwards; second cousin of Richard Lee Metcalfe; second cousin once removed of Theodore W. Metcalfe.
  Political family: Edwards-Cook family of Illinois and Nebraska (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cook, John R. — of California. Member of California state assembly 28th District, 1880-81. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John R. — Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives 60th District; elected 1992; elected unopposed 1994; defeated, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Cook, John Roache IV — also known as John R. Cook — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cook, John Russell (1836-1896) — also known as John R. Cook — of Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., January 15, 1836. Vice-Consul for Brazil in Brunswick, Ga., 1877-96. Presbyterian. Died in Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga., May 11, 1896 (age 60 years, 117 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Brunswick, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Sumner Cook (1806-1893) and Sophia (Shepherd) Cook (c.1806-1886); married, November 23, 1864, to Mary Emeline Bellows (1844-1907); father of Walter Bellows Cook (1866-?).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cook, John T. — of Princeton, Mercer County, Mo. Republican. Farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Mercer County, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John W. — of Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John W. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, John W. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 25th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Cook, Jonathan — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1860; member of New Jersey state senate from Mercer County, 1860-62. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Joseph — of Genesee County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Genesee County 2nd District, 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Joseph H. (b. 1846) — of Irasburg, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Craftsbury, Orleans County, Vt., September 3, 1846. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Irasburg, 1910. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Joseph H. — of Trenton, Grundy County, Mo. Mayor of Trenton, Mo., 1955-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Joseph J. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state senate 46th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Joseph L. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Portland, Maine, 1951-60. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Joseph L. — of Wisconsin. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 4th District, 1990, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Cook, Joseph Platt See Joseph Platt Cooke
  Cook, Josephine L. — of Greenfield, Hancock County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Cook, Joshua — of Longview, Gregg County, Tex. Postmaster at Longview, Tex., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Julian Abele, Jr. (1930-2017) — Born in Washington, D.C., June 22, 1930. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1978-96; took senior status 1996. Died in Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md., May 16, 2017 (age 86 years, 328 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile


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