Sir Frederick Cook, 2nd Baronet

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Cook in 1895.

Sir Frederick Lucas Cook, 2nd Baronet (21 November 1844 – 21 May 1920) was the second holder of the Cook Baronetcy, the head of the family textile-trading company, and a Conservative Party politician.


The son of Sir Francis Cook, 1st Bt and Emily Martha Lucas, he was educated at Harrow School, succeeded to his father's titles in 1901 and married on 7 January 1868 to Mary Anne Elizabeth Cotton, daughter of Richard Payne Cotton. He was succeeded in his titles by his only son Herbert.

He was elected at the 1895 general election as Member of Parliament (MP) for the Kennington division of Lambeth in South London, and held the seat until his defeat at the 1906 general election.[1] He was also a lieutenant of the City of London.

Cook is buried in Richmond Cemetery.[2]


  1. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1974]. British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 30. ISBN 0-900178-27-2. 
  2. ^ Meller, Hugh; Parsons, Brian (2011). London Cemeteries: An Illustrated Guide and Gazetteer (fifth ed.). Stroud, Gloucestershire: The History Press. pp. 290–294. ISBN 9780752461830. 


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Mark Hanbury Beaufoy
Member of Parliament for Kennington
Succeeded by
Stephen Collins
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Francis Cook
(of Doughty House)
1901 – 1920
Succeeded by
Herbert Cook