Martin Cooke (mayor)
|24th Mayor of Hoboken|
|Preceded by||George Washington Gonzales|
|Succeeded by||Patrick R. Griffin|
|Died||July 31, 1944 (aged 72)
Hoboken, New Jersey
|Residence||Hoboken, New Jersey|
He was born in 1872. He married Helen Shugrue and had a son, Martin W. Cooke.
He had served as the Fire Commissioner of Hoboken, Tax Commissioner of Hoboken and member of the Tax Appeals Board, and was a Hudson County Freeholder in 1910. In August 1912, a crowbar dropped by a workman working at the Old Court House, narrowly missed striking the mayor. He was Mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey from 1912 to 1915.
- "Martin Cooke. Only Surviving Ex-Mayor of Hoboken Dies at Age of 72". New York Times. 1 August 1944.
He had also served the city as Fire Commissioner, Tax Commissioner and member of the Tax Appeals Board, and was a county Freeholder in 1910. For the last twelve years he was custodian of the Hudson County Court House. ...
- "Hoboken, New Jersey". American Meat Trade and Retail Butchers Journal. 1911. Retrieved 2015-02-13.
- "Hoboken Mayor in Peril". The New York Times. 1 August 1912. Retrieved 2009-08-01.
Mayor Martin Cooke of Hoboken, New Jersey had a narrow escape from death yesterday ...
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