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Joseph Platt Cook

Continental congressman

Joseph Platt Cook, American Continental congressman. member Council of Safety, 1778; member Conn; member Continental Congress from Conn; member gov.

Background

Cook, Joseph Platt was born on January 4, 1730 in Stratford (now Bridgeport), Connecticut, United States.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1750.

Career

General Assembly, 1763-1783.

Membership

Member Council of Safety, 1778. Member Conn; member Continental Congress from Conn. Member gov.