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Samuel C. Cook, American judge. member Miss.

Background

Cook, Samuel C. was born on July 13, 1857 in Oxford, Mississippi, United States. Son of Milas Jasper and Martha Ann (Bumpass) Cook.

Education

Student short time University of Mississippi. Bachelor of Laws, Law Department, University of Mississippi, 1878.

Career

Began practice at Durant, Mississippi, 1878. Member Mississippi House of Representatives, 3 terms, 1886, 1890, 1892-1894. Attorney for Yazoo-Mississippi Delta Levee Board, 1900-1902.

Circuit judge 11th Circuit, Mississippi, by appointment of governments Longino, Vardeman and Noel, 1902-1912. Resigned May, 1912, and appointed by Governor Brewer The American Association For Justice Superior Court, Mississippi, term, 1912-1921. Trustee (ex-officio) State Library.

Religion

Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

Politics

The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

Views

Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.

Membership

Member Miss.

Connections

Married Lizzie M. Murphy, October 25, 1882.

father:
Milas Jasper Cook

mother:
Martha Ann (Bumpass) Cook

spouse:
Lizzie M. Murphy