J.W. Cook

James Wright Cook

Full Name: James Wright Cook
Date of birth: September 15, 1837
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 55 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Unaffiliated Mooresville / Falls   Falls

(1) Independent. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Name of post office changed from Mooresville to Mooreville in 1892. Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) J.M. Cook, Marlin, Democrat. Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Footnote states: "Quite a number of the members who are marked democrats were elected as independents." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • J.W. Cook, post office Mooresville, farmer and stock raiser. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources


  • Photograph. J.W. Cook, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Claims and Accounts  
Commerce and Manufacture  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Printing  

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