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Cook, Louis, 1895-1981

 Person

Louis Cook was born May 8, 1895 in Denver, Colo. He married Susie Finer in 1918. Cook was one of the founders of the Hebrew Educational Alliance and was a member of its board for a number of years. He was also the founder of the Louis Cook Plumbing Co. and worked with the company until 1980. He died on April 9, 1981.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Cheltenham School 8th Grade Class, between 1907-1910

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Identifier: B063.02.0002.00012
Abstract The members of the 8th grade class at Cheltenham School sit on the steps of the school located at the corner of Irving Street and West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Many of the Jewish children living in the West Colfax neighborhood went to Cheltenham School. The students include Sam Greenwald, Sam Golanty, ? Shachet, ? Stein, Sara Morris, Dora Gardenschwartz, Ida Cohen, Phil Francis, Izzie Greenwald, Louis Cook, Susie Sigman, Sarah Karsh, Si Mintz, Rod Goldberg, Rose Levy, Conrad Echstein,...
Dates: between 1907-1910

Cook's Baths Baseball Team, 1912

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Identifier: B063.02.0002.00030
Abstract Members of the 1912 Cook's Baths Baseball Team line up in front of a brick building. Left to right: Al Fishman, Dave Cook, Harry Gibbons, Max Sedalnick (Shep), [unidentified team member], Sam Kay [Sam Kantowitz, coach], Judi Goldberg, Sam Waitz, Louie Spector, Max Gelfond, Abe Pringle, and Louis Cook. Team members are wearing uniforms that display the word ''Cooks'' on their shirts.
Dates: 1912

Cook's Baths Baseball Team, 1912

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Identifier: B063.02.0002.00001
Abstract Members of the 1912 Cook's Baths Baseball Team line up in front of a brick building. Left to right: Al Fishman, Dave Cook, Harry Gibbons, Max Sedalnick (Shep), [unidentified team member], Sam Kay [Sam Kantowitz, coach], Judi Goldberg, Sam Waitz, Louie Spector, Max Gelfond, Abe Pringle, and Louis Cook. Team members are wearing uniforms that display the word ''Cooks'' on their shirts.
Dates: 1912

Oral History Interview with Louis Cook, 1977 July 6

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00011
Abstract Louis Cook discusses his father's emigration from Russia and describes Jewish life on West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado in the early 1900s. He also discusses Cook's Russian Bath House that his parents Harry and Ida operated and the Cook's Bath baseball team, the early Hebrew Education Alliance, and his early career as a newsboy. Louis Cook was born May 8, 1895 in Denver, Colorado, where he lived all of his life. He married Susie Finer in 1918. Cook was one of the founders of the Hebrew...
Dates: 1977 July 6