Biography of W. J. Cook
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Cook, W. J., Ogdensburg, was born in Ogdensburg, August 3, 1850. He began his apprenticeship at the meat business with J. B. Armstrong in 1861, and worked for him until 1876; he then started business for himself, which he has since conducted very successfully, doing the leading business in this line in the city, having as his patrons all of the leading hotels in Ogdensburg as well as the leading families. He was for a time steward of the Palmer House, Chicago, and is thoroughly versed in every department of his line of business. Mr. Cook married Jennie Green, and they have one child, a boy of fourteen. Mr. Cook is Sir Knight and Odd Fellow and a thorough business man, and is much respected.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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