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Hooker

HOOKER (Soundex H260) — See also BOOKER, BOOKERT, BROOKER, COOKERLY, CROOKER, HOCKER, HOECKER, HOOK, HOOKE, HOOKEY, HOOKS, HOOSER, HUCKER, KINDERHOOK, KOOKER, LOOKER, ROOKER, SCHOOK, SHOOK, SHOOKMAN, SNOWHOOK, TOOKER, TRYHOOK, VANHOOK.

  HOOKER: See also John Mosher Bailey — Chester Merton Bliss — Edward Chellis Daoust — Hooker Austin Doolittle — Ransom Hooker Gillet — Edward Hooker Gillette — Gaylord Griswold — James Wilson Henderson — Christian Archibald Herter, Jr. — Asahel Hooker Lewis — Robie Marcus Hooker Palmer — John Davison Rockefeller IV — Joseph Hooker Shea — Cyrus P. Smith — Schuyler Carl Wells
  Hooker, Asahel — of Harwinton, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Harwinton, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, Charles Edward (1825-1914) — also known as Charles E. Hooker — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Born in Union, Union County, S.C., 1825. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1859; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1860, 1904; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Mississippi state attorney general, 1865; U.S. Representative from Mississippi, 1875-83, 1887-95, 1901-03 (5th District 1875-83, 7th District 1887-95, 1901-03). Died in Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., January 8, 1914 (age about 88 years). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Miss.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hooker, Cortez Perry (1814-1886) — also known as Cortez P. Hooker — of Ashley (now New Baltimore), Macomb County, Mich. Born in Hampton, Washington County, N.Y., 1814. Member of Michigan state senate 30th District, 1855. Died in New Baltimore, Macomb County, Mich., November 7, 1886 (age about 72 years). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, New Baltimore, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Hooker and Elizabeth Hooker; married, October 26, 1843, to Margaret Axford (died 1861); married, October 27, 1864, to Sarah Ann Smith (1834-1916).
  Hooker, Dale See John Dale Hooker
  Hooker, David G. (1830-1888) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in 1830. Democrat. Mayor of Milwaukee, Wis., 1873. Died in 1888 (age about 58 years). Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, David Gee — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Tampa, Fla., 1948-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, DeWitt — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, Edward — of Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Farmington, 1835, 1837-38. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, Edward Williams (1865-1915) — also known as Edward W. Hooker — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., October 19, 1865. Republican. Manufacturer; fire insurance business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1907-08; mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1908-10; defeated, 1910; member of Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1911-14. Died in Groton, New London County, Conn., September 3, 1915 (age 49 years, 319 days). Entombed at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Bryan Edward Hooker (1815-1888) and Martha Huntington (Williams) Hooker (1828-1907); married, November 12, 1889, to Mary Mather Hooker; second cousin thrice removed of Pierpont Edwards; third cousin of John Appleton; third cousin twice removed of John Davenport (1752-1830), Aaron Burr, James Davenport, Theodore Dwight and Henry Waggaman Edwards; fourth cousin once removed of Jedediah Sabin, Charles Robert Sherman, Theodore Davenport, Chauncey Fitch Cleveland and George Smith Catlin.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Sherman family of Connecticut; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Condit family of Orange, New Jersey; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hooker, Ernie: See Ernest George Nagel
  Hooker, Frank A. (1844-1911) — of Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., January 16, 1844. Republican. Lawyer; Eaton County Prosecuting Attorney; superintendent of schools; circuit judge in Michigan 5th Circuit, 1878-92; appointed 1878; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1893-1911; died in office 1911; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1902-03. Died in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., July 10, 1911 (age 67 years, 175 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  Relatives: Married 1868 to Emma Elizabeth Carter (1844-1909).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hooker, George — of Brooke County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Brooke County, 1866. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, Gerald R. — of Plant City, Hillsborough County, Fla. Mayor of Plant City, Fla., 1969-70, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Hooker, Harold W. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford; elected 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, Henry S. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, Hymrick — of Dobbs County (part now in Greene County), N.C.; Glasgow County (now Greene County), N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons, 1791-93 (Dobbs County 1791, Glasgow County 1792-93); member of North Carolina state senate from Glasgow County, 1799. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, J. Dale See John Dale Hooker
  Hooker, J. Murray See James Murray Hooker
  Hooker, James F. — of New York. Republican. Candidate in primary for New York state comptroller, 1914, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, James Fisk — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, James Murray (1873-1940) — also known as J. Murray Hooker — of Stuart, Patrick County, Va. Born in Buffalo Ridge, Patrick County, Va., October 29, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; Patrick County Commonwealth Attorney; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention from Patrick County, 1901-02; U.S. Representative from Virginia 5th District, 1921-25; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1928, 1940; Virginia Democratic state chair, 1928-39. Died in Stuart, Patrick County, Va., August 6, 1940 (age 66 years, 282 days). Interment at Stuart Cemetery, Stuart, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hooker, Jered — of Clinton, DeWitt County, Ill. Republican. Chair of DeWitt County Republican Party, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Hooker, John — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, John Dale — also known as J. Dale Hooker — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Ypsilanti, Mich., 1977. Still living as of 1977.
  Hooker, John H. — of Bloomington, Monroe County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Bloomington, Ind.; elected 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Hooker, John J. — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1940, 1952 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, John Jay — of Tennessee. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1994, 1996, 2002; Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 5th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Presumably named for: John Jay
  Hooker, John Worthington — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Postmaster at Springfield, Mass., 1794-96. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, Jon — Democrat. Member, Platform Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2020. Still living as of 2020.
  Hooker, Judy — of East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Hooker, Lisa — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Hooker, Mary Mather (1864-1939) — also known as Mary M. Hooker; Mary Mather Turner — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 26, 1864. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1921-22, 1925-26; candidate for Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1936. Female. Member, Colonial Dames; Daughters of the American Revolution; Order of the Eastern Star. First woman to serve in the Connecticut legislature. Died, in Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., May 13, 1939 (age 75 years, 76 days). Entombed at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.
  Relatives: Daughter of Charles Peaslee Turner (1826-1910) and Julia Francis (Mather) Turner (1839-1924); married, November 12, 1889, to Edward Williams Hooker; second cousin thrice removed of Smith Thompson; third cousin twice removed of Jacob Livingston Sutherland, Gilbert Livingston Thompson and Israel Dodd Condit (1802-1897).
  Political families: Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Condit family of Orange, New Jersey; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; DeCamp-Hinchman family of New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hooker, Murray See James Murray Hooker
  Hooker, Olita Withers — of Buckhannon, Upshur County, W.Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, Percy See Samuel Percy Hooker
  Hooker, Rae C. (1890-1969) — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Born in 1890. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1944, 1948, 1960; vice-chair of Michigan Republican Party, 1947-48; member of Republican National Committee from Michigan, 1949-61. Female. Died in 1969 (age about 79 years). Interment at Homer Cemetery, Midland, Mich.
  Hooker, Raymond W. — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 1953-75 (acting, 1953-56). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, Richard G. — of Montville, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, Roger Wolcott — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Hooker, S. Percy See Samuel Percy Hooker
  Hooker, Samuel C. — of Greenville, Hunt County, Tex. Postmaster at Greenville, Tex., 1847. Burial location unknown.
S. Percy Hooker Hooker, Samuel Percy (b. 1860) — also known as S. Percy Hooker — of Le Roy, Genesee County, N.Y. Born in Black Earth, Dane County, Wis., December 5, 1860. Republican. Medicine maker; justice of the peace; member of New York state assembly from Genesee County, 1902-06; member of New York state senate 44th District, 1907-08. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Hooker, Seth — of Carthage, Jefferson County, N.Y. Postmaster at Carthage, N.Y., 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, Sidney — of Allegany County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Allegany County, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, Tom — of Byron Center, Kent County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 77th District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Hooker, Warren Brewster (1856-1920) — also known as Warren B. Hooker — of Forestville, Chautauqua County, N.Y.; Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash.; Fredonia, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Perrysburg, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., November 24, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1891-98; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1898-1913; appointed 1898; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1902-09. Died in Fredonia, Chautauqua County, N.Y., March 5, 1920 (age 63 years, 102 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Hooker and Philena (Waterman) Hooker; married, September 11, 1884, to Etta E. Abbey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hooker, Wilburn — of Lexington, Holmes County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, William — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Hooker, William B. — of Hamilton County, Fla. Delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Hamilton County, 1838-39. Burial location unknown.


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