1874 - 11/08/1957

COOKE, Edward Joseph, Sr., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, circa 1874 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; engaged, real estate business; leader, 8th Ward Republican Committee; member, Republican State Committee; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1927 term; reelected to the House for 3 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1935 term; member, board of mercantile appraisers, Philadelphia (1936-1938); referee, adjustment division, State Social Security Board; died, Novvember 8, 1957 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Ambler, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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