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James Wright Cook

J.W. Cook
Full Name: James Wright Cook
Birth date: September 15, 1837
Death date: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service

  • House, 21st (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/8/1889 - 1/13/1891
(1) Independent. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Name of post office changed from Mooresville to Mooreville in 1892. Handbook of Texas Online .
(3) J.M. Cook, Marlin, Democrat. Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Footnote states: "Quite a number of the members who are marked democrats were elected as independents." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • J.W. Cook, post office Mooresville, farmer and stock raiser. House Journal .


Other Resources

Committee Information

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