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John Henry Cook

John Henry Cook, American lawyer. Member Mississippi State Bar Association; Mason (Shriner), Elk.

Background

  • Cook, John Henry was born on February 27, 1874 in Jasper Company, Mississippi, United States. Son of Marshall and Susan (Mounger) Cook.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the high school, Heidelberg, Mississippi, 1895.

    Career

    • Postmaster, Ellisville, Mississippi, 1899-1906. Admitted to Miss, bar, 1902, and began practice at Pascagoula. United States Marshal, Northern District of Mississippi, 1922-1925.

      United States District Attorney, Northern District of Mississippi, since 1925.

    Politics

    The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    People need to grow in relationship with God, whose love constantly prompts to transform people.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The very idea that one gender is superior to another should be rejected as well as the erroneous notion that members of one gender may receive love, power, and esteem only at the expense of another.

    Membership

    Member Mississippi State Bar Association. Mason (Shriner), Elk.
    • Member of Masons; Shrine.

    Connections

    • Married Annie Griffith, of Silver Creek, Mississippi, June 1900. Children: Celia Anna (Mistress R. B. Davis), Vivian, Marshall, Rebecca, John Henry, Virgil Griffith, Frederick Milton, Robert Morehead.
    • father: Marshall Cook
    • mother: Susan (Mounger) Cook
    • spouse: Annie Griffith
    • children: Celia Anna Cook (Mistress R. B. Davis)
    • Vivian Cook
    • Marshall Cook
    • Rebecca Cook
    • John Henry Cook
    • Virgil Griffith Cook
    • Frederick Milton Cook
    • Robert Morehead Cook
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