Burton Chauncey Cook

Burton Chauncey Cook

Birth
Pittsford, Monroe County, New York, USA
Death 18 Aug 1894 (aged 75)
Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 7671065 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Attended the Collegiate Institute, he studied law, was admitted to the bar, moved Ottawa, Illinois, in 1835 and commenced the practice of law in 1840. He was Illinois State Attorney for the ninth judicial district (1846-51), member of the Illinois State Senate (1852-60) and a member of the 1861, peace convention to prevent the impending Civil War. In 1865, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-ninth Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving unti he resigned in 1871. He then resumed the practice of law until his death at age 75.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 9 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7671065
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Burton Chauncey Cook (11 May 1819–18 Aug 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7671065, citing Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .