Biography of Howard G. Cook

Howard G. Cook, attorney at law practicing as a member of the firm of Cook & McCauley, well known patent attorneys of St. Louis, was born October 20, 1881, at Harlem, Columbia county, Georgia. His father, Harvey A. Cook, was a native of the state of New York and represented an old family of English origin. He was reared and educated in the Empire state and in the latter ’40s removed to Georgia, where he engaged in the lumber business. During the Civil war he served in the Confederate army with the engineering department, remaining with the southern troops throughout the entire period of hostilities. He died in Harlem, Georgia, in February, 1902, at the age of sixty-seven years. In early manhood he had wedded Sarah Virginia Nimmo, a native of South Carolina and representative of an old southern family of French descent, her ancestors being French Huguenots. Mrs. Cook is still living and makes her home in Athens, Georgia. By her marriage she became the mother of two sons and three daughters who yet survive. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR...

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