Robert Crook

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Robert L. Crook (April 22, 1929 – January 26, 2011) was an American politician from Mississippi.

Crook was born in Bolton, Mississippi and grew up in Ruleville, Mississippi. He served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. Crook went to the University of Mississippi, the Mississippi College School of Law, and then practiced law.[1] Crook served in the Mississippi State Senate from 1964 to 1992.[2] He served as chairman of the Senate Fees and Salaries Committee for 20 years, setting policy on compensation for state and local officials.

Crook died from undisclosed causes at his home in Jackson, Mississippi at the age of 81. He was survived by his wife, two sons and a grandson.