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COOKERLY (Soundex C264) — See also ACKERLY, BOOKER, BOOKERT, BROOKER, COCCHIARELLA, COCKERELL, COCKERILL, COCKREL, COCKRELL, COCKRILL, COOK, COOKE, CROOKER, FISACKERLY, HOOKER, KOOKER, LOCKERY, LOCKYER, LOOKER, MACKERLY, OKERLIND, OKERLUND, ROOKER, TOOKER.

  Cookerly, Grafton Fleener (1815-1885) — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in Frederick County, Md., February 4, 1815. Democrat. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1845-48; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1849; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1856; mayor of Terre Haute, Ind., 1867-71. Member, Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind., July 5, 1885 (age 70 years, 151 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Relatives: Uncle of William Edward McLean (1832-1906).
  Political family: Hughes-McLean-Cookerly family of Terre Haute, Indiana.
  Cookerly, William A. — of New Cumberland, Cumberland County, Pa. Democrat. Acting postmaster at New Cumberland, Pa., 1933-35. Burial location unknown.


COOKINGHAM (Soundex C252) — See also BOOKIN, BROKING, BROOKING, BROOKINGS, BROOKINS, BUCKINGHAM, COOKINHAM, GOOKIN, GOOKINS, INGHAM, KINGHAM, KINGHORN, ROCKINGHAM.

  COOKINGHAM: See also Walter Smith Bruce
  Cookingham, Harris Nicks (b. 1883) — also known as Harris N. Cookingham — Born in Red Hook, Dutchess County, N.Y., November 3, 1883. U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Seville, 1911-14; U.S. Vice Consul in Barcelona, as of 1916; U.S. Consul in Tunis, as of 1919-22; Saigon, as of 1926; Tenerife, as of 1929; Vancouver, as of 1932-38. Burial location unknown.
  Cookingham, Jay H. — Libertarian. Candidate for justice of Texas state supreme court, 2006. Still living as of 2006.


COOKINHAM (Soundex C255) — See also BOOKIN, BROOKING, BROOKINGS, BROOKINS, COOKINGHAM, GOOKIN, GOOKINS, TINHAM, WHINHAM, WINHAM.

  Cookinham, Henry J. — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 1st District, 1880; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1884; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 23rd District, 1894. Burial location unknown.


COOKMAN (Soundex C255) — See also BOOKMAN, BOOKMYER, BROOKMAN, COCKMAN, COOK, COUCHMAN, MCKOAN, MOKMA, SHOOKMAN.

  COOKMAN: See also J. Cookman Boyd — George W. Jackson — George Cookman Sturgiss
  Cookman, Charles C. — Conservative. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
Donald H. Cookman Cookman, Donald H. — of Romney, Hampshire County, W.Va. Democrat. Lawyer; Hampshire County Prosecuting Attorney, 1973-92; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 22nd Judicial Circuit, 1993-2012; member of West Virginia state senate 15th District, 2013-; appointed 2013. Still living as of 2014.
  Image source: West Virginia Legislature
  Cookman, James B. — of Hampshire County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Hampshire County, 1967-74. Still living as of 1974.


COOKS (Soundex C200) — See also CHEEKS, COCKS, COOK, COOKSEY, COOKSON, COOKSTON, COORS, COX, COXE, CROOKS, KOCKS, KUCHS, KUX.

  Cooks, H. R. — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Cooks, Herbert — of Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 8th District, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Cooks, Victor — of Racine County, Wis. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1st District, 1944; candidate for Wisconsin state senate 21st District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


COOKSEY (Soundex C200) — See also BOKSER, BOOKSER, COOK, COOKS, COOKSON, COOKSTON, COSKEY, COXEY, KIRKSEY, MACKSEY.

  COOKSEY: See also Charles Calhoun Dail
  Cooksey, Frank C. — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Mayor of Austin, Tex., 1985-88; defeated, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Cooksey, Fred R. — of Marblehead, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Sixteenth Essex District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Cooksey, Jesse L. — of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1972; South Carolina Republican state chair, 1975-76. Still living as of 1976.
  Cooksey, John (b. 1941) — of Monroe, Ouachita Parish, La. Born in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La., August 20, 1941. Republican. Physician; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 5th District, 1997-2003; candidate for U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 2002. Methodist. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Cooksey, Paul J. (b. 1923) — of Spencer, Clay County, Iowa. Born in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, March 17, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Iowa state house of representatives from Clay County, 1951. Christian. Member, American Legion. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of E. E. Cooksey and Lucille (Landess) Cooksey; married, January 26, 1945, to Dorothy Jean Kurtzwell.
  Cooksey, Thomas L. (b. 1870) — of Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind. Born in Brookville, Franklin County, Ind., November 9, 1870. Republican. Physician; mayor of Crawfordsville, Ind., 1929-33, 1939-44. Christian. Member, Elks; Eagles; Patriotic Order Sons of America. Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Ind.
  Cooksey, Warren — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Cooksey, Warren B. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate for Wayne State University board of governors, 1959. Still living as of 1959.


COOKSON (Soundex C250) — See also BOOKSON, COOK, COOKS, COOKSEY, COOKSTON, COXON, COXSON, CROOKSON.

  COOKSON: See also Ernest Greenwood — Grace Cookson Stair
  Cookson, E. L. — of Cookson, Cherokee Nation County, Indian Territory (now Cherokee County, Okla.). Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indian Territory, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Cookson, Steve — Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives 153rd District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Cookson, Thomas — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Chief burgess of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1742-43, 1745-49. Burial location unknown.
  Cookson, Walter J. (1876-1936) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born April 17, 1876. Republican. Mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1936; died in office 1936. Died, from a heart attack, in his hotel room at the Republican National Convention, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 11, 1936 (age 60 years, 55 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article


COOKSTON (Soundex C235) — See also BANKSTON, BLACKSTON, BLACKSTONE, BOOKSTAVER, BOOKSTEIN, COOK, COOKS, COOKSEY, COOKSON, HACKSTON, PINKSTON, ROOKSTOOL, THACKSTON, YORKSTON.

  Cookston, Roy — of Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1948 (alternate), 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


COOL (Soundex C400) — See also COAL, COALE, COIL, COLE, COLL, COOLAHAN, COOLEDGE, COOLEN, COOLER, COOLEY, COOLIDGE, COOLLEY, COOLMAN, COOLS, COULE, COWL, COWLE, COYLE, CULL, KOEHL, KOHL, KOLE, KOLL, KOOL, KUEHL, KUHL, KUHLE, KULL, KULLE, MCCOOL, SAVACOOL.

  COOL: See also Cleo Cool Schneider
  Cool, Charles W. (1858-1932) — of Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., August 19, 1858. Republican. Mayor of Glens Falls, N.Y., 1908-10, 1922-24. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in 1932 (age about 73 years). Burial location unknown.
  Cool, Ernest M. — of Camden, Kent County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 7th District, 1949-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cool, Fred — Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Fulton and Hamilton counties, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Cool, John M. — of Winona County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 11, 1870-71. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Cool, King: See Paul Leonard Newman
  Cool, Leonard T. — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Republican. Postmaster at Canton, Ohio, 1923-33. Burial location unknown.
  Cool, Tom — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Democrat. Candidate for South Dakota state senate 11th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.


COOLAHAN (Soundex C450) — See also CALAHAN, CALIHAN, CALLAGHAN, CALLAHAN, CALLIHAN, COHALAN, COLAHAN, COLIHAN, COOL, CULEHAN, DOOLAN, HOLAHAN, TOOLAN, VANDOLAH, WOOLAM, WOOLARD, WOOLASTON, WOOLAWAY.

  Coolahan, James Aloysius (1903-1986) — Born in Hoboken, Hudson County, N.J., April 26, 1903. U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1962-74; took senior status 1974. Died in Spring Lake, Monmouth County, N.J., July 16, 1986 (age 83 years, 81 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Coolahan, John Carroll — of Baltimore County, Md. Democrat. Member of Maryland state senate District 13-A; elected 1970. Still living as of 1970.


COOLBAUGH (Soundex C412) — See also ALBAUGH, BAUGH, COLBAITH, COLBASSANI, COLBATH, COLBEY, COLBY, GOLBA, GOLBACH, HEIDELBAUGH, KELBY, KILBY, KRIDELBAUGH, SHOOLBRED, SILBAUGH, WOLBACH, WOLBANK.

  COOLBAUGH: See also Edward K. Corwin
  Coolbaugh, Charles, Sr. — of Bethany, Harrison County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Harrison County, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coolbaugh, Frank See M. Frank Coolbaugh
  Coolbaugh, M. Frank — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Coolbaugh, William F. — of Cook County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 60th District, 1869-70. Burial location unknown.


COOLEDGE (Soundex C432) — See also COOL, COOLEN, COOLER, COOLEY, COOLIDGE, EDGE, SOLED, SOLEDAD, TOLEDANO, TOLEDO, WOOLEDGE.

  Cooledge, Belle (1884-1955) — also known as "Auntie Belle" — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Born in Sutter Creek, Amador County, Calif., July 29, 1884. School teacher; instructor, dean of women, and vice president of Sacramento Junior College; mayor of Sacramento, Calif., 1948-49. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., November 9, 1955 (age 71 years, 103 days). Burial location unknown.
  The Belle Cooledge Branch Library, in Sacramento, California, is named for her.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Cooledge, Cornelius — of Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 8th District, 1879-82. Burial location unknown.
  Cooledge, Henry — of Keene, Cheshire County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1837-38. Burial location unknown.


COOLEN (Soundex C450) — See also COLEEN, COLEN, COLIN, COLLENE, COLLIN, COLNE, CONLEE, CONNELL, COOL, COOLEDGE, COOLER, COOLEY, COUGHLIN, COWLIN, CULLEN, CULLENE, CULLIN, KULLEN, OLEN, WOOLEN.

  Coolen, Mary Jane — of Cheverly, Prince George's County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


COOLER (Soundex C460) — See also CLOER, CLORE, COLER, COLLER, COLLIER, COLLYER, COLYAR, COLYER, COOGLER, COOL, COOLEDGE, COOLEN, COOLEY, COREL, CORELL, CORLE, CORRELL, COULER, CROEL, CULLER, CUYLER, KOEHLER, KOELLER, KOHLER, KOLLER, KOLYER, KUHLER, OLER, POOLER, SCHOOLER, SPOOLER, WOOLERY.

  Cooler, Alfred F. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Cooler, Charles S. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.


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