Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Cooke, Thomas Burrage

Cooke, Thomas Burrage, a Representative from New York; born in Wallingford, Conn., November 21, 1778; moved to New York about 1802 and settled in Catskill; engaged in mercantile pursuits; elected as a Democrat to the Twelfth Congress (March 4, 1811-March 3, 1813); elected president of what is now the Catskill National Bank in 1813; took the oath of office as justice of the peace September 2, 1818; engaged in the water freighting business in 1823 and also interested in agricultural pursuits; became one of the incorporators of the Catskill & Canajoharie Railway on April 19, 1830; member of the State assembly in 1838 and 1839; died in Catskill, Greene County, N.Y., on November 20, 1853; interment in the Village Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Cooke, Thomas Burrage," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1015 Original Sources, accessed August 11, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3U9D9T68IAXLLHH.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Cooke, Thomas Burrage." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1015, Original Sources. 11 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3U9D9T68IAXLLHH.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Cooke, Thomas Burrage' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1015. Original Sources, retrieved 11 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3U9D9T68IAXLLHH.