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Charles Alston Cook, American judge. member North Carolina House of Representatives, 1896-1898; Member Oklahoma House of Representatives, 1908-1910; member State Bar Commission, since 1911.

Background

Cook, Charles Alston was born on October 7, 1848 in Warrenton, North Carolina, United States. Son of Review Charles Marshall and Havana Lenoir (Alston) Cook.

Education

Educated University of North Carolina, 1866-1868. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1870, A.M., 1873. (Master of Arts, University of North Carolina, 1881).

Career

Solicitor Warren Company Court, 1878-1880. Republican nominee for attorney general North Carolina, 1884. State senator, 1886-1888, 1894-1896.

United State Attorneys, Eastern District North Carolina, 1889-1893. Member North Carolina House of Representatives, 1896-1898. Trustee University of North Carolina, 1889-1901.

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, North Carolina, 1901-1903. Resumed practice at Muskogee, Oklahoma.

Membership

Member North Carolina House of Representatives, 1896-1898. Member Oklahoma House of Representatives, 1908-1910. Member State Bar Commission, since 1911.

Connections

Married Marina Williams Jones, October 11, 1871.

father:
Review Charles Marshall Cook

mother:
Havana Lenoir (Alston) Cook

spouse:
Marina Williams Jones