Samuel E. Cook
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Indiana's 11th district
March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1925
|Preceded by||Milton Kraus|
|Succeeded by||Albert R. Hall|
|Born||September 30, 1860|
Huntington County, Indiana, U.S.
|Died||February 22, 1946 (aged 85)|
Huntington, Indiana, U.S.
|Resting place||Mount Hope Cemetery|
Born on a farm in Huntington County, Indiana, Cook attended the common schools in Whitley County and the normal schools at Columbia City, Indiana, and Ada, Ohio. He taught school and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He studied law. He was graduated from the law department of Valparaiso University, Indiana, in 1888. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Huntington, Indiana.
He served as prosecuting attorney for Huntington County 1892-1894. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1896. Editorial writer for the Huntington News-Democrat 1896-1900. He served as judge of the Huntington circuit court for the fifty-sixth judicial district 1906-1918.
Later career and death
He resumed the practice of law in Huntington, Indiana, where he died February 22, 1946. He was interred in Mount Hope Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Samuel E. Cook (id: C000727)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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