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Louis Joseph "Doc" Cooke
Birth: Feb. 15, 1868
Toledo
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 1943
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

Doc Cooke coached several sports at the University of Minnesota, including basketball from 1897 to 1925. Two of him teams, in 1902 and 1919, were Helms Athletic Foundation National Champions. He was also a professor and served in various other roles, including assistant athletic director, in his tenure at the university, which ran from 1897 to 1936. Cooke Hall on the university campus is named after him. (bio by: Stew Thornley) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James William Cooke (1839 - ____)
  Catherine C Lemery Cooke (1828 - 1905)
 
 Spouses:
  Rose S Gilbert Cooke (1865 - 1907)*
  Maude A Gilbert Cooke (1876 - 1967)*
 
 Children:
  Laura A Cooke (1895 - 1920)*
  Gilbert Cady Cooke (1911 - 1981)*
  Louise Cooke (1913 - 1914)*
  Louis J Cooke (1916 - 1982)*
 
 Sibling:
  Louis Joseph Cooke (1868 - 1943)
  Edward R Cooke (1870 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Heart failure
 
Burial:
Lakewood Cemetery
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Section 25, Lot 366, Grave 5
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Stew Thornley
Record added: May 20, 2003
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Louis Joseph Doc Cooke
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