John Pope Cook

John Pope Cook

Birth
Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
Death 12 Oct 1910 (aged 85)
Ransom, Hillsdale County, Michigan, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 10, Lot 171 & 184
Memorial ID 20663 · View Source
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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.


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  • Added: 1 Mar 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 20663
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Pope Cook (12 Jun 1825–12 Oct 1910), Find a Grave Memorial no. 20663, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .