Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Cook, Zadock

Cook, Zadock, a Representative from Georgia; born in Virginia February 18, 1769; moved to Hancock County, Ga., in early life, and was one of the first settlers in Clark County; self-educated, having attended school only three weeks; ensign in the Washington County Militia in 1793; captain of the Eleventh Company, Hancock County Militia, in 1796; member of the State house of representatives in 1806, 1807, and again in 1822; served in the State senate 1810-1814, 1823, and 1824; elected to the Fourteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Alfred Cuthbert; reelected to the Fifteenth Congress and served from December 2, 1816, to March 3, 1819; retired from public life and settled on his plantation near Watkinsville, Ga., and engaged in agricultural pursuits until his death on August 3, 1863; interment in Jackson Cemetery, Clark (now Oconee) County, Ga.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Cook, Zadock," 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.1014 1015. Original Sources, accessed August 16, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4B6WN3HKZZ859WF.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Cook, Zadock." 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.1014, page 1015. Original Sources. 16 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4B6WN3HKZZ859WF.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Cook, Zadock' 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.1014, pp.1015. Original Sources, retrieved 16 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4B6WN3HKZZ859WF.