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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, V. S. — of Plankinton, Aurora County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 13th District, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Velda — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Cook, Vern See Vernon Cook
  Cook, Vernon — of Seebert, Pocahontas County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Pocahontas County Republican Party, 1962-63. Still living as of 1963.
  Cook, Vernon — also known as Vern Cook — of Troutdale, Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1964; candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 1st District, 1970; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Cook, Victoria L. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Cook, Vivian E. — of South Ozone Park, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988 (alternate), 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of New York state assembly 32nd District, 1993; member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 2004-08. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Cook, W. A. — of Nottingham, Talladega County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, W. G. — of Texarkana, Miller County, Ark. Mayor of Texarkana, Ark., 1881-83, 1884-85. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, W. Henry — Delegate to Virginia limited constitutional convention 7th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, W. J. — of Blair, Washington County, Neb. Postmaster at Blair, Neb., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, W. L. (1894-1985) — also known as Tay Cook — of Willcox, Cochise County, Ariz. Born in Arizona, 1894. Democrat. Speaker of the Arizona State House of Representatives, 1957-62. Disciples of Christ. Died March 20, 1985 (age about 90 years). Interment at Willcox Cemetery, Willcox, Ariz.
  Cook, Walter Bellows (b. 1866) — also known as Walter B. Cook — of Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., March 12, 1866. Vice-Consul for Brazil in Brunswick, Ga., 1900-07. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Russell Cook (1836-1896) and Mary Emeline (Bellows) Cook (1844-1907); married to Emma L. Gladdis.
Walter E. Cook Cook, Walter E. (1888-1955) — of Unity, Clark County, Wis. Born near Unity, Clark County, Wis., December 21, 1888. Republican. Farmer; auctioneer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Clark County, 1939-46, 1951-55; died in office 1955. Died October 12, 1955 (age 66 years, 295 days). Interment at Brighton Cemetery, Unity, Wis.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Cook, Walter E. — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Walter E. — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Communist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Walter M. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Socialist. Stenographer; candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 2nd District, 1918; delegate to Socialist National Convention from New York, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Wanda Louise See Wanda Louise Alsaker
  Cook, Warren — Republican. Independent Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Warren J. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District; elected 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Warren L. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Candidate for mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Warren T. — of Norfolk, Madison County, Neb. Mayor of Norfolk, Neb., 1957-63. Still living as of 1963.
  Cook, Washington — of Sharon, Norfolk County, Mass. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1922 (Independent), 1926 (Modification of Volstead Act); Vigorous Prohibition Enforcement candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Wayne — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Wayne G. — of Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 2nd District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Wayne R. — of Illinois. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 23rd District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Wilbert H. — of Akron, Tuscola County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Tuscola County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Wilda — of Clearwater, Pinellas County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Cook, William — of Warren County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1816-17, 1825 (Washington and Warren counties 1816-17, Warren County 1825). Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William — of McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa. Burgess of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William — of Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Bellefonte, Pa., 1853-65. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William — U.S. Vice Consul in Glasgow, 1861-63. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William — Independent candidate for South Dakota commissioner of school and public lands, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 4th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
William Cassius Cook Cook, William Cassius (1882-1947) — of McDowell County, W.Va.; Princeton, Mercer County, W.Va. Born in Windom, Wyoming County, W.Va., November 21, 1882. Republican. School teacher; McDowell County Superintendent of Schools; West Virginia superintendent of schools, 1929-33; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 5th District, 1946. Baptist. Member, Kiwanis; Elks; Freemasons. Died in Hinton, Summers County, W.Va., December 31, 1947 (age 65 years, 40 days). Interment at Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Harrison Cook (1840-1923) and Jane (Cooper) Cook (1845-1917); married 1907 to Lula Stewart (1890-1965).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  Cook, William D. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William Fitch — of Clinton County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Clinton County, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William H. (b. 1856) — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Fall River, Bristol County, Mass., March 7, 1856. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Ninth Bristol District, 1904-06. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William H. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 1st District, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William H. — of Akron, Tuscola County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William H. — Socialist. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Charlevoix District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William Henry Harrison (1840-1923) — also known as William H. H. Cook — of Wyoming County, W.Va. Born in Logan County, Va. (now W.Va.), November 5, 1840. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; school teacher; Baptist minister; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1887-88, 1913-14 (3rd District 1887-88, Wyoming County 1913-14); member of West Virginia state senate 7th District, 1895-98, 1903-06. Baptist. Died in Pineville, Wyoming County, W.Va., February 11, 1923 (age 82 years, 98 days). Interment at God Acre Cemetery, Rock View, W.Va.
  Presumably named for: William Henry Harrison
  Relatives: Son of Rebecca Jane (Sizemore) Cook (1816-1861) and Thomas Munsey Cook (1817-1884); married, May 17, 1863, to Jane Cooper (1845-1917); married, October 17, 1917, to Chloe Shields; father of William Cassius Cook (1882-1947).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cook, William L. (born c.1923) — of Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Sagamore, Armstrong County, Pa., about 1923. Real estate business; mayor of Wyandotte, Mich., 1977-79. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William R. — of Hastings, Barry County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Hastings, Mich., 1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William S. — of Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William W. — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Mayor of Adrian, Mich., 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William W. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1870-73. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, William W. — of Shelton, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Shelton; elected 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Willis Clifford (1874-1942) — also known as Willis C. Cook — of Plankinton, Aurora County, S.Dak.; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Gratiot, Lafayette County, Wis., October 5, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; Aurora County Judge, 1900-02; member of South Dakota state senate 13th District, 1905-08; South Dakota Republican state chair, 1906-12; member of Republican National Committee from South Dakota, 1916-20; U.S. Minister to Venezuela, 1921-29. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died in 1942 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Cook and Sarah (Cole) Cook; married 1899 to Mary Butler Miller.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Cook, Willis M. — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hamden, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Cook, Zadock (1769-1863) — of Georgia. Born in Virginia, February 18, 1769. Member of Georgia state legislature, 1800; U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1816-19. Died August 3, 1863 (age 94 years, 166 days). Interment at Jackson Cemetery, Near Watkinsville, Oconee County, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cook, Zenas — of Delta Township, Eaton County, Mich. Supervisor of Delta Township, Michigan, 1878-79. Burial location unknown.


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