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John Cook


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-03-1851 Democratic AD-15 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

John T. Cook
Born: 1817 in Nova Scotia (would have been 35 in 1852)
In 1850, living in Deer Creek Mines, Yuba County.

John B. Cook
Born: 1825 in Ohio (would have been 27 in 1852)
In 1850, living in Deer Creek Mines, Yuba County.

Lived in Downieville in 1851

1856-1859: Assessor, San Francisco

In 1860, there were three John Cooks living in San Francisco:
John H. Cook (born 1822 in New York), John Cook (born 1837 in Germany) and John D. B. Cook (born 1820 in England)




Democrat from Downieville in Yuba County (Downieville is now in Sierra County)

  • There were what appears to have been three different people named John Cook who served in the State Assembly in the 1850s. We are currently in the process of tracking down their biographies.
    1) John Cook, a member of the Whig Party (from San Diego County) who served in 1851.
    2) John Cook, a member of the Democratic Party (from what was then Yuba County) who served in 1852.
    3) John Cook, a member of the Whig Party (from Stanislaus County) who served in 1855.