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Gen John Pope Cook
Birth: Jun. 12, 1825
Belleville
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 1910
Ransom
Hillsdale County
Michigan, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General. The son of Daniel P. Cook, second Congressman from Illinois and the man for whom Cook County was named, in 1855, he was elected Mayor of Springfield and the following year Sheriff of Sangamon County. After the Confederate bombardment of Fort Sumter in April 1861 he raised a company of troops and was commissioned Colonel of the 7th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was promoted to Brigadier General, US Volunteers in 1864. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Daniel Pope Cook (1794 - 1827)
  Julia Catherine Edwards Cook (____ - 1830)
 
 Spouses:
  Susan A. Lamb Cook (1828 - 1890)
  Mary Eliza Baker Cook (1860 - 1948)
 
 Children:
  James Lamb Cook (1851 - 1933)*
  John Cranmer Cook (1855 - 1936)*
  William James Cook (1862 - 1939)*
  Daniel Pope Cook (1893 - 1963)*
  Nina M. Cook (1894 - 1981)*
  Charles Bosworth Cook (1896 - 1978)*
  Daisy E. Cook Field (1898 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 10, Lot 171 & 184
 
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Record added: Mar 02, 2001
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