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Cooke -- U.S. County in Texas
Population (2000): 36363
Housing Units (2000): 15061
Land area (2000): 873.635202 sq. miles (2262.704690 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 25.170649 sq. miles (65.191679 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 898.805851 sq. miles (2327.896369 sq. km)
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 33.621744 N, 97.168280 W
Cooke, TX
Cooke County
Cooke County, TX

Cooke is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Alan Cooke, British actor
  • Alexander Cooke (died 1614), English actor
  • Alfred Tyrone Cooke, of the Indo-Pakistani wars
  • Alistair Cooke KBE (1908–2004), journalist and broadcaster
  • Amos Starr Cooke (1810–1871), found of Royal School and Castle & Cooke in Hawaii
  • Anna Rice Cooke (1853–1934), patron of the arts and founder of the Honolulu Academy of Arts
  • Anthony Cooke (1505–1576), British scholar
  • Baden Cooke (born 1978), Australian cyclist
  • Barrie Cooke (born 1931), Irish painter
  • Bates Cooke, US Representative 1831-1833, and NY State Comptroller 1839–1841
  • Benjamin Cooke (1734–1793), British musician
  • Beryl Cooke (1906–2001), British actress
  • C. R. Cooke (Conrad Reginald Cooke, 1901–1996), English early Himalayan mountaineer
  • Charles Cooke (disambiguation), several people
  • Chauncey H. Cooke (1846–1919), American soldier in the U.S. Civil War
  • Christian Cooke (born 1986), English actor
  • Clarence Hyde Cooke (1876–1944), businessman in Hawaii
  • Dave Cooke, Canadian politician
  • Deryck Cooke (1919–1975), British musicologist
  • Doc Cook (Charles L. Cooke, 1891–1958), jazz bandleader
  • Edmund F. Cooke (1885–1967), US congressman from New York
  • Edward William Cooke (1811–1880), English maritime artist
  • Eric Edgar Cooke, murderer
  • Francis Cooke Passenger on the Mayflower
  • Francis Judd Cooke (1910–1995), American composer
  • Geoff Cooke (disambiguation), several people
  • George Cooke, several people
  • H. Basil S. Cooke (born 1915), Canadian paleontologist
  • Hope Cooke, Queen of Sikkim
  • Sir James Douglas Cooke (1879–1949), MP for Hammersmith South
  • James J. Cooke, American historian, author, academic and soldier
  • James W. Cooke, American naval officer
  • Janet Cooke (born 1954), American journalist, won a Pulitzer Prize for a fabricated story
  • Jay Cooke (1821–1905), American financier, notable for financing Union effort in Civil War and Northern Pacific Railway
  • Jennifer Cooke, actress
  • John Cooke (disambiguation), several people
  • Joseph Platt Cooke (1730–1816), in American Revolutionary War
  • Keith Cooke, actor
  • L. J. Cooke (Louis Joseph Cooke, 1868–1943), first men's basketball coach at the University of Minnesota
  • Lawrence H. Cooke (1914–2000), Chief Judge of New York Court of Appeals 1979–1984
  • Martin Cooke (disambiguation), several people
  • Matt Cooke, hockey player
  • Mel Cooke (1934–2013), New Zealand rugby league footballer
  • Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1825–1914), British botanist
  • Nicole Cooke (born 1983), British cyclist
  • Philip St. George Cooke (1809–1895), 19th century US cavalry officer
  • Pinny Cooke (1923–2004), New York politician, assemblywoman from Rochester
  • Robin Cooke, Baron Cooke of Thorndon, New Zealand judge
  • Sam Cooke (1931–1964), American singer/songwriter
  • Samuel Nathaniel Cooke (S. N. Cooke) (born 1883), English architect
  • Sidney Cooke (born 1927), paedophile and child killer
  • Steve Cooke (born 1970), baseball player
  • Terence Cooke (1921–1983), Cardinal, and Archbishop of New York
  • Thomas Cooke (disambiguation), several people
  • Walter E. Cooke (1910–1982), New York politician
  • Walter H. Cooke (1838–1909), American recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Weldon B. Cooke (1884–1914), American pioneer aviator killed in crash
  • Wells Cooke (1858–1916), American ornithologist
  • William Cooke (disambiguation), several people
Cooke (disambiguation)

Cooke is a surname.

Cooke may also refer to:

Usage examples of "cooke".

Browne, Billington, Cooke, Gardiner, and Warren lived beyond the spring of 1621.

But this town of Venice, with everybody being polite and having good manners, is as tough as Cooke City, Mon­.

He had put the gun back in the drawer in the cabinet where it belonged, but the next day he took it out and he had ridden up to the top of the high country above Red Lodge, with Chub, where they had built the road to Cooke City now over the pass and across the Bear Tooth plateau, and up there where the wind was thin and there was snow all summer on the hills they had stopped by the lake which was supposed to be eight hundred feet deep and was a deep green color, and Chub held the two horses and he climbed out on a rock and leaned over and saw his face in the still water, and saw himself holding the gun, and then he dropped it, holding it by the muzzle, and saw it go down making bubbles until it was just as big as a watch charm in that .

The rivalry between Cooke and Haynes was as bitter as many religious conflicts.

While few Americans have heard of it, Britons know it as the congenial, rural town lionized on BBC radio’s “Letter from America”, broadcast by Alistair Cooke, one of our few unarmed residents.

Cooke and Charles Wheatstone, installed a practical deflecting needle telegraph along a railway line in England in 1837.

Cooke had been editor of the Ohio State Journal, a paper Chase had been much involved with.

A lucite photo cube containing trimmed magazine pictures of Buddy Holly, Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Janis Joplin, and John Lennon.

Five years of war, hauling an ambulance through burning rubble-strewn streets, trying to forget a Guardsman who never came back from Dunkirk, and twenty years of nursing a crippled and whining mother, a bedridden tyrant who used tears for weapons, had taken away the youth and the pinchable qualities of Miss Marjory Cooke.

For in their succorless emptyhandedness, they, in the heathenish sharked waters, and by the beaches of unrecorded, javelin islands, battled with virgin wonders and terrors that Cooke with all his marines and muskets would not willingly have dared.

It was Jay Cooke who had taken over the selling of war bonds, not to the bankers, who were out to bleed the Treasury, but to ordinary citizens.

When Jay Cooke gives him five thousand dollars to help him in his campaign and then Cooke receives, in turn, a higher commission for the war bonds he sells, is that corruption?