John Cook (1739 - 1815)

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Birthplace: Fife, Scotland
Death: Died
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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
1815
July 1, 1815
Age 76