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Encyclopedia > John Cook

John Cook is the name of:

  • John Cook (1608-1660), English Solicitor General and regicide
  • John Cook (1730-1789), American farmer and governor of Delaware
  • John Cook (1791-1877), political figure in Upper Canada
  • John Cook (1805-1892), Canadian clergyman and educator
  • John Cook (1825-1910), American Civil War general
  • John Cook (1843-1879), British soldier and recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • John Cook (born 1946), mayor of El Paso, Texas
  • John Cook (born 1957), American professional golfer
  • John Cook, Australian comic artist of Sev Wide Web

See also: John Cooke John Cooke(1608 –1660) was the Solicitor General and the leading prosecutor at the trial of Charles I. After the Restoration of Charles II as a regicide he was exempted from the Indemnity and Oblivion Act which indemnified most opponents of the Monarchy for crimes they might of committed during... John Cook (1730 – October 27, 1789) was an American farmer and politician from Smyrna, in Kent County, Delaware. ... John Cook (November 28, 1791-November 8, 1877) was a merchant and political figure in Upper Canada and Canada West. ... John Cook (1805-1892) was a Presbyterian minister and educator from Quebec. ... John Cook (June 12, 1825-October 13, 1910) was born in Belleville, Illinois. ... John Cook was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. ... John Cook (born February 27, 1946) is an American teacher, businessman, veteran, and civic leader. ... John Cook (born October 2, 1957) is an American professional golfer from Windermere, Florida. ... John Cooke (1824-1882) was one of the principals of Cooke Locomotive Works, one of the constituent companies that made up American Locomotive Company in the merger of 1900. ...

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John Cook (governor) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (725 words)
John Cook (1730 – October 27, 1789) was an American farmer and politician from Smyrna, in Kent County, Delaware.
Cook was born in 1730 in Duck Creek, now Smyrna, Delaware, son of John and Margaret Cook.
Cook died October 27, 1789 in Duck Creek, now Smyrna, Delaware and was buried in an unmarked grave at St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery in Smyrna.
Age of Exploration - On-line Curriculum Guide - The Mariners' Museum - Newport News, Virginia (1367 words)
Just after making officer rank, Lieutenant Cook was chosen by the Royal Society of London to undertake a scientific journey to Tahiti to observe and document the planet Venus as it passed between the earth and the sun.
Cook was formally presented to his majesty, King George III following the historic journey and made a naval commander.
As Cook signaled his boats off shore to come in to assist, he was stabbed in the back by one of the natives.
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