Charles A. Cook

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Charles A. Cook
2nd Mayor of Denver
In office
Preceded by John C. Moore
Succeeded by Amos Steck
Personal details
Born Raleigh, North Carolina
Died 18 March 1878
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Resting place Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Colorado

Charles A. Cook (died 18 March 1878) In Dec 6, 1859 he sold one half of original share in Town of Highland (share No. 22), drawn by George C. Nelson, etc. Later, he was the second mayor of Denver, Colorado, serving from 1861, when Denver was incorporated into Kansas Territory[1] until 1863.[2] He succeeded John C. Moore,[3] who served as mayor 1859-61 when Denver was part of the Jefferson territory. He died on 18 March 1878 while visiting Hot Springs, Arkansas to improve his faltering health.[4] His remains were returned to Colorado where he was buried in Denver's Riverside Cemetery on 23 March 1878.[5]

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  1. ^ The Mayors of Denver. Retrieved 13 June 2011.
  2. ^ "History of the Office". Denver Office of the Mayor. Archived from the original on April 12, 2014. Retrieved February 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ Wendy Sink (2009-04-01). Moon Denver. p. 202. ISBN 9781598801729. Retrieved 18 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Rocky Mountain News, 19 March 1878.
  5. ^ Rocky Mountain News, 24 March 1878.


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