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William Dennie Cook

William Dennie Cook, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 69, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) Texas 72, United States District Court Alaska 76, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1976. Member of Anchorage Bar Association, Texas Municipal Judges Association (board directors 1970-1974), Civitan (Lufkin) (president 1971), Delta Theta Phi (district chancellor Alaska since 1984).

Background

  • Cook, William Dennie was born on March 7, 1944 in Lufkin, Texas, United States. Son of Dennie C. and Clara Mae (Thomas) Cook.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1966. Juris Doctor, University Texas, 1969.

    Career

    • Sole practice, Lufkin, Texas, 1969—1975. Municipal court judge municipal court judge, 1970—1974. Assistant district attorney Alaska Department Law, Anchorage, 1976—1980.

      Assistant attorney general Republic Marshall Islands, 1980. Magistrate, family court master Alaska Court Systems, Anchorage, 1980—1981. Chief counsel house judiciary committee Alaska Legislature, Juneau, 1981—1982.

      Sole practice Anchorage, since 1982. Board directors Alaska Childrens Services, Anchorage, 1980.

    Politics

    The belief in religious freedom and its corollary, the separation of the institutions of church and state, come from the commitment to the authority of the Bible.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Once one is saved, that person cannot fall from God’s grace.

    Views

    All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.

    Membership

    Member of Anchorage Bar Association, Texas Municipal Judges Association (board directors 1970-1974), Civitan (Lufkin) (president 1971), Delta Theta Phi (district chancellor Alaska since 1984).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Alice Askins Cook, March 1, 1975. Children: Adam Whitfield Thomas, Justin Powell Brimberry.
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    Born March 7, 1944
    (age 73)