Thomas Crook

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Thomas Crook (May 22, 1798 Westminster, Windham County, Vermont – October 3, 1879) was an American politician from New York.

Life[edit]

He was the son of James Crook (1777–1838) and Hannah (Martin) Crook (1767–1834). They removed to Beekmantown, New York before the War of 1812. On March 21, 1821, Thomas Crook married Hannah Elizabeth DeLong (1805–1874), and they had eight children.

In 1827, he was elected a Justice of the Peace of Beekmantown. He removed to the county seat, Plattsburgh, after his election as Sheriff. He was Sheriff of Clinton County from 1832 to 1834, and County Clerk from 1836 to 1838.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (2nd D.) in 1847; and (14th D.) again in 1850 and 1851.

He was buried at the Maple Hill Cemetery in Rouses Point, New York.

Sources[edit]

New York State Senate
Preceded by
Thomas B. Mitchell
New York State Senate
Fourth District (Class 4)

1847
Succeeded by
district abolished
Preceded by
James S. Whallon
New York State Senate
14th District

1850–1851
Succeeded by
Eli W. Rogers