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Virginia House of Delegates
Session 1979
Cooke, John Warren
D - 48th District
District includes Counties of Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, King William, Mathews, and Middlesex
Member from 1942-1979

Speaker of the House

Committee AssignmentsLegislation
Rules (Chair)
Personal Information
Born: Mathews, VA, February 28, 1915
Died: November 28, 2009
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Episcopal
Membership & Affiliation:
Episcopal Church
Tidewater Newspapers, Inc. (president)
United Virginia Bank of Gloucester (director)
Virginia Military Institute
Virginia Colleges and Universities:
Virginia Military Institute
Newspaper publisher
House Leadership:
Speaker of the House (1968-1979)