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Wilds K. Cooke
Full Name: Wilds K. Cooke
Date of birth: 1820
Date of death: April 1, 1882

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 15 Nov 5, 1849 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (1) (2) (3)     Unknown / Robertson   Brazos, Leon, Limestone, Navarro, Robertson
H Robertson Feb 16, 1846 - Dec 13, 1847 1st (4)     Unknown / Robertson   Robertson
(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act approved Jan. 16, 1850, 3rd Legislature, ch. 44. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette [Austin, Tex.], 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) 3rd Legislature, Regular Session - 11/5/1849, p. 3. Listed in "roll of Senators being called by Districts, the following gentlemen presented their credentials, took the oath prescribed by the Constitution and their seats." Senate Journal.
(4) Democrat. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, Texas Democrat, 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 71. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - possibly W.K. Cooke, Bald Prairie, Robertson County, age 70, born in Kentucky, physician. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Cooke Holmman Wilcockson family group sheet, RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Mentioned in 3rd Legislature, p. 196. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
  • COOKE, WILDS K. (1820-1882). Physician; "practiced medicine near Springfield, Limestone County." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Committee Informationtop
    3rd R.S. - 1849
    Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    County Boundaries  
    Education  
    Judicial Districts, Select  
    Public Lands  
    1st R.S. - 1846
    Internal Improvements  
    Mail Routes (Post Routes), Select  
    Public Lands  
    Repairs to Public Buildings in Austin, Select  
     

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