Mathews man recalls work on 350th

John Warren Cooke, 94, died Nov. 28. A member of the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV0000123" title="Virginia House of Delegates" href="/topic/politics/virginia-house-of-delegates-ORGOV0000123.topic">Virginia House of Delegates</a> from 1942-1980. At the time of his retirement, he represented <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100204080000" title="Essex (Middlesex, Connecticut)" href="/topic/us/connecticut/middlesex-county-%28connecticut%29/essex-%28middlesex-connecticut%29-PLGEO100100204080000.topic">Essex</a>, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101148010000" title="Gloucester (Gloucester, Virginia)" href="/topic/us/virginia/gloucester-county/gloucester-%28gloucester-virginia%29-PLGEO100101148010000.topic">Gloucester</a>, King and Queen, King William, Mathews and Middlesex counties. He also represented <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101122010000" title="Charles City (Charles City, Virginia)" href="/topic/us/virginia/charles-city-county/charles-city-%28charles-city-virginia%29-PLGEO100101122010000.topic">Charles City</a> and New Kent counties during 1966-1972. He was majority leader of the House 1956-1968 and speaker 1968-1980.
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( Photo by Jon Cawley, Daily Press / May 3, 2007 )

John Warren Cooke, 94, died Nov. 28. A member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1942-1980. At the time of his retirement, he represented Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, King William, Mathews and Middlesex counties. He also represented Charles City and New Kent counties during 1966-1972. He was majority leader of the House 1956-1968 and speaker 1968-1980.

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