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John Cook

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Birthplace: Fife, Scotland
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of John Cook, Min. of Abercrombie and Anne Wilson
Husband of Janet Hill
Father of George Cook, Min. of Laurencekirk; Henry David Cook, Min. of Kilmany; Prof. John Cook and Harriet Cook

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Prof. John Cook

COOK OF NEWBURN, JOHN. ?-01/07/1815. Ref: 346. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Rev.
  • Place of Birth: Fife.
  • Profession: Minister of Religion, Philosopher.
  • Appointments Held: Minister at St Andrews until 1802 and Professor 1773-1802, Moral Philosophy, 1802-, Hebrew, St Andrews University.
  • Undergraduate Studies: St Andrews University.
  • Marital Status: Married Janet Hill.
  • Family: Son Rev George Cook DD, FRSE 1772-1845.
  • Father: Rev John Cook d.1751. Minister at St Andrews.
  • References: Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae v, 162, 178; Shapin 107; Anderson 1.680.
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • Notes: Born 1739.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002, pt. 1. A-J, page 201

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Prof. John Cook's Timeline

1739
1739
Fife, Scotland
1771
November 24, 1771
Age 32
Fife
1772
1772
Age 33
Fife, Scotland
1791
February 24, 1791
Age 52
1815
July 1, 1815
Age 76
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