Sam (Cook) Cooke

Samuel (Cook) Cooke (1931 - 1964)

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Samuel (Sam) Cooke formerly Cook
Born in Clarksdale, Mississippimap
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Died in Los Angeles, Californiamap
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Sam Cooke was an American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. His parents were Charles and Anne Cooke.[1]

Samuel Cook


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Sam Cooke," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed June 16, 2017).
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 15 June 2018), Sam Cook in household of Charlie Cook, Ward 2, Chicago, Chicago City, Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 103-80, sheet 4A, line 4, family 68, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 923.

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