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Gustave Cook Gustave Cook
Full Name: Gustave Cook
Other surnames: Cooke
Date of birth: July 3, 1834
Date of death: July 27, 1897

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 14 Mar 22, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th (1) (2)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris, Montgomery
(1) Resolution adopted in contested election case of Gustave Cook, et al. v. Richard Allen, et al., 3/20/1873, p. 407; special order resumed, resolutions and majority report adopted, 3/21/1873, pp. 411-413; E.T. Schmidt and Gustave Cook sworn 3/22/1873, p. 414. House Journal.
(2) Gustave Cook, sworn 3/22/1873, unseated Richard Allen in election contest the same day. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • COOK, GUSTAVE (1835-1897). Birth date 7/3/1835, moved to San Marcos 1892, death 1897. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, Company H, 8th Regiment Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Gustave Cook. Find a Grave.
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 8th Confederate Cavalry, Terry's Texas Rangers. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Gustave Cook. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 24, 113-114, Plate No. 45. Gustave Cooke, birth date 7/3/1835. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Other Resources
  • Death date 7/22/1897. Application of Mrs. Eliza Cook dated 7/31/1899, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Gustave Cook, birth date 7/3/1834 on grave marker, death date 7/27/1897, interment in San Marcos Cemetery, Hays County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Gustave Cook, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. Gustave Cook, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Apportionment  
    Impeachment of John G. Scott, Tenth Judicial District, Investigation of Charges  
    Impeachment of Judge William Chambers, 1st Judicial District, Select (Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Superintendent of Public Instruction, Select  
    Tax Laws, Laws Regulating Fees of Office, and Costs Arising in Judicial Proceedings  
     

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