He was New York State Comptroller from 1839 to January 1841 when he resigned because of his bad health. Subsequently he was appointed a bank commissioner and died in office soon after.
He was buried at the Oak Wood Cemetery in Lewiston.
- Bates Cooke at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Google Book The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough (pages 34 and 39; Weed, Parsons and Co., 1858) (giving the impression that Cooke was appointed bank commissioner in May 1840, but in fact he was appointed ["under the act of May 1840"] only after his resignation as Comptroller)
-  Political Graveyard
-  An episode from the Revolutionary War, in NYT on April 8, 1883
-  Lewiston history
|United States House of Representatives|
Ebenezer F. Norton
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 30th congressional district
Philo C. Fuller
Azariah Cutting Flagg
|New York State Comptroller
John A. Collier
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