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Robert Eugene Cook
Cook with President Kennedy in Blue Room, May 25, 1961
Member of the United States House of Representatives
In office
January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1963
Preceded by David S. Dennison
Succeeded by Oliver P. Bolton
Personal details
Born (1920-05-19)May 19, 1920
Kent, Ohio
Died November 28, 1988(1988-11-28) (aged 68)
Portage County, Ohio
Resting place Standing Rock Cemetery, Kent
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Kent State University
William & Mary Law School

Robert Eugene Cook (May 19, 1920 – November 28, 1988) was an American politician of the Democratic party from Kent, Ohio who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1959 to 1963. He also served as a common pleas judge from 1963–1969 and as a judge in Ohio Eleventh District Court of Appeals from 1969-1988. He is a 1938 graduate of Kent State High School and served in World War II as a member of the United States Air Force from 1942-1946. He graduated from Kent State University in 1947 and from the College of William and Mary School of Law in 1950.[1] He was a cousin of former Ohio Representative Vernon Cook.

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  1. "Cook, Robert Eugene, (1920-1988)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. United States Congress. http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000725. Retrieved 2008-09-03. 
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
David S. Dennison
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 11th congressional district

January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1963
Succeeded by
Oliver P. Bolton

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