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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, Mrs. K. M. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1908. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Kevin P. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 6th District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Cook, L. T. — of Purcell, McClain County, Okla. Democrat. Secretary of Oklahoma Democratic Party, 1937; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Lawrence S. M. — of New London, New London County, Conn. First selectman of New London, Connecticut, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Lemira L. — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Communist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Leon — of Enid, Garfield County, Okla. Mayor of Enid, Okla., 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Cook, Levi (1792-1866) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Bellingham, Norfolk County, Mass., December 16, 1792. Mayor of Detroit, Mich., 1832, 1835-36; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County, 1838. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., December 2, 1866 (age 73 years, 351 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cook, Lewis — of Romulus Township (now Romulus), Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Supervisor of Romulus Township, Michigan; elected 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Lewis J. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 17th District, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Lillian See Lillian Hatcher
  Cook, Lillian — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Cook, Lorenzo D. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Louis H. — of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Cuyahoga County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Lyle B. — of Boone, Watauga County, N.C. Republican. Acting postmaster at Boone, N.C., 1953-60. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Lyle E. — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 7th District, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1952 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Lyman W. (b. 1869) — of Thetford Center, Thetford, Orange County, Vt. Born in Thetford, Orange County, Vt., September 22, 1869. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Thetford, 1910. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Lysander — of Blue Earth County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1875, 1883-84 (District 14 1875, District 10 1883-84). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Cook, M. S. — of Dexter, Washtenaw County, Mich. Postmaster at Dexter, Mich., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Malachi — of Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wallingford, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Marcus C. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Margie See Marjorie Cook
  Cook, Marie — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Cook, Marjorie — also known as Margie Cook — of Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1936, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Mark — of College Park, Prince George's County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cook, Marlow Webster (1926-2016) — also known as Marlow W. Cook — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Akron, Erie County, N.Y., July 27, 1926. Republican. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1960; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1968-74; defeated, 1974; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1972. Died February 4, 2016 (age 89 years, 192 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cross-reference: John A. Yarmuth
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Cook, Marshall S. — of Hastings, Barry County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Martha B. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Martin T. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly, 1920 (Monroe County 4th District), 1921 (Monroe County 4th District), 1928 (Monroe County 5th District); candidate for New York state senate 46th District, 1926, 1930; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 39th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Mary Ellen See Mary Carey
  Cook, Mary L. — of Millmont, Union County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956 (alternate), 1960 (alternate), 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Cook, Matthias — of Cortland County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Mattie C. Ingrum — Constitution candidate for Presidential Elector for Texas, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Cook, Maxwell See J. Maxwell Cook
  Cook, Melissa — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2020. Female. Still living as of 2020.
  Cook, Mercer (1903-1987) — of Washington, D.C.; Illinois. Born in Washington, D.C., March 30, 1903. U.S. Ambassador to Niger, 1961-64; Senegal, 1964-66; Gambia, 1965-66. Catholic. African ancestry. Member, NAACP. Died in 1987 (age about 84 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Cook, Merrill (b. 1946) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 6, 1946. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1976, 2008; candidate for mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1985; U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1997-2001; defeated (Independent), 1994. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Distant cousin by marriage *** of David Guy Thometz (1966-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Cook, Michael (1828-1864) — of Rice County, Minn. Born in Morris County, N.J., March 17, 1828. Carpenter; member of Minnesota state senate, 1857-62 (5th District 1857-60, 8th District 1861-62); major in the Union Army during the Civil War. Wounded in the Civil War battle of Nashville, and died eleven days later in the Cumberland field hospital, Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., December 27, 1864 (age 36 years, 285 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Faribault, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Cook (1787-1880) and Nellie Louisa (Courter) Cook (1793-1845).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Cook, Michael J. (c.1869-1940) — of Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn. Born about 1869. Democrat. Mayor of Ansonia, Conn., 1927-32; postmaster at Ansonia, Conn., 1939-40. Died in Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn., February 29, 1940 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Michael W. — Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 86th District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Cook, Milo — of Broadus, Powder River County, Mont. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1948, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Mitchell — of Wyoming County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates 6th District, 1864-66; member of West Virginia state senate 8th District, 1870-71. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Moses — of Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Goshen, 1820-21. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Myron E. — of Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich. Republican. Mayor of Marshall, Mich., 1916-18. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Myrtle — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Nancy — of Kenton, Kent County, Del. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Cook, Nancy W. — of Kent County, Del. Democrat. Member of Delaware state senate, 1974-92 (16th District 1974-82, 15th District 1983-92). Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Cook, Naomi — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Speaker, Republican National Convention, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Nathaniel (1775-1852) — of Madison County, Mo. Born in Orange County, Va., 1775. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention from Madison County, 1820. Died in St. Francois County, Mo., 1852 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Jane (Mothershead) Cook (1748-1840) and John Dillard Cook (1753-1828); brother of John Dillard Cook (1789-1852) and Daniel Pope Cook; uncle of John Pope Cook (1825-1910).
  Political family: Edwards-Cook family of Illinois and Nebraska (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cook, Nelson M. — of Antrim, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Noah — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Whig. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1839. Burial location unknown.


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