Richard-Stanislas Cooke

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Richard-Stanislas Cooke
Richard-Stanislas Cooke.jpg
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Trois-Rivières
In office
1900 – 1904
Preceded by Télesphore-Eusèbe Normand
Succeeded by Joseph-Adolphe Tessier
Personal details
Born (1850-01-23)January 23, 1850
Trois-Rivières, Canada East
Died July 10, 1924(1924-07-10) (aged 74)
Trois-Rivières, Quebec
Political party Liberal

Richard-Stanislas Cooke (January 23, 1850 – July 10, 1924) was a politician from Quebec, Canada.[1]


He was born on January 23, 1850 in Trois-Rivières, Mauricie. He was a lawyer. He was married to Marie-Sara-Henriette-Louise Lajoie in 1877 and to Florence Genest in 1889.

Mayor of Trois-Rivières[edit]

He was a Council member from 1880 to 1886 and from 1888 to 1889 and Mayor of Trois-Rivières from 1896 to 1898.

Member of the legislature[edit]

He ran as a Liberal candidate in the district of Trois-Rivières in the 1892 general election and the by-election held in that same year. Each time he lost.

He was elected in 1900, but did not run for re-election in 1904.

Retirement from Politics[edit]

Cooke was appointed judge in 1904. He died on July 10, 1924.


  1. ^ "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Philippe-Elisée Panneton
Mayor of Trois-Rivières
Succeeded by
Arthur Olivier