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Henry Cornick Coke Edit Profile

Lawyer

Henry Cornick Coke, American lawyer. member Coke & Coke.

Background

Coke, Henry Cornick was born on May 30, 1856 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of William W. and Lucy (Cornick) Coke.

Education

Student William and Mary College, 1875-1876. Bachelor of Laws, University of Virginia, 1878.

Career

Bar, 1878; moved to Dallas, 1881. Senior member Coke & Coke. Attorney for state of Texas in first Railroad Commission suit in Texas.

Represented Standard Oil Companies when sued by State. Chairman of the Board of First National Bank in Dallas.

Membership

Member Coke & Coke.

Connections

Married Roberta Rosser, 1884 (died 1888).; married second, Margaret Johnson, April. Children: Roberta, Rosser.

father:
William W. Coke

mother:
Lucy (Cornick) Coke

spouses:
Roberta Rosser

Margaret Johnson

children:
Roberta Coke

Rosser Coke