About 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