Edward D. Cooke

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Edward D. Cooke
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1895 – June 24, 1897
Preceded by Robert R. Hitt
Succeeded by Henry Sherman Boutell
Personal details
Born (1849-10-17)October 17, 1849
Cascade, Iowa
Died June 24, 1897(1897-06-24) (aged 47)
Washington, D.C.
Political party Republican

Edward Dean Cooke (October 17, 1849 – June 24, 1897) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born in Cascade, Iowa, Cooke attended the common schools, the local academy, and the high school at Dubuque. He studied law at Dubuque and in the law department of Columbian University (now George Washington University), Washington, D.C., and was graduated from that institution in 1873. He was admitted to the bar in the same year and commenced practice in Chicago, Illinois. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1883.

Cooke was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth Congresses and served from March 4, 1895, until his death in Washington, D.C., June 24, 1897. He was interred in Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert R. Hitt
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 6th congressional district

March 4, 1895 – June 24, 1897
Succeeded by
Henry S. Boutell