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Clarence Hyde Cooke

Clarence Hyde Cooke, American banker. Member Hawaiian House of Representatives, many terms since 1913 (speaker of House, 1923, 27); member Hawaiian Senate, 1929-1931.

Background

  • Cooke, Clarence Hyde was born on April 17, 1876 in Honolulu, T.H. Son of Charles M. and Anna C. (Rice) Cooke.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education Punchon Academy. Matriculated at Yale, 1897.

    Career

    • In banking business, Honolulu, since 1897. Became president Bank of Hawaii, 1909, now Chairman of the Board. Chairman board Cooke Trust Limited company.

      Chairman of the Board Hawaiian Electric Сompany. Vice president Hawaiian Agricultural Company, Wailuku Sugar Company, Ewa Plantation Company, Waialua Agricultural Company. Director Mutual Telephone Сompany, Hilo Sugar Company, Olokele Sugar Company, etc.

      Treasurer Molokai Ranch, Ltd.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member Hawaiian House of Representatives, many terms since 1913 (speaker of House, 1923, 27). Member Hawaiian Senate, 1929-1931.

    Connections

    • Married Lily Love, August 11, 1898, (died January 28, 1933). Married second, Elnora Sturgeon, July 10, 1936.
    • father: Charles M. Cooke
    • mother: Anna C. (Rice) Cooke
    • spouses: Lily Love
    • Elnora Sturgeon
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    Born April 17, 1876
    Died August 23, 1944
    (aged 68)
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