Eric Cook

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The Honourable
Eric Cook
Senator for St. John's East, Newfoundland and Labrador
In office
Appointed by Lester B. Pearson
Personal details
Born (1909-07-26)July 26, 1909
St. John's, Newfoundland
Died August 23, 1986(1986-08-23) (aged 77)
Nationality Canadian
Political party Liberal (1964 - 1982)
Other political
Independent (1982 - 1984)

Eric Cook (July 26, 1909 – August 23, 1986) was a Canadian politician.

Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, he was a lawyer, businessman and a city councillor in St. John's. As well, he was the president of the Newfoundland Liberal party. He was summoned to the Senate of Canada in 1964 representing the senatorial division of St. John's East, Newfoundland and Labrador. He sat a member of the Liberal caucus until 1982 when he resigned and sat as an Independent.


  • "Eric Cook Former Liberal senator twice split from his party". The Globe and Mail. 1986-08-26. 

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