Constant Cook (1797-1874)

Judge Constant Cook, President of the First National Bank of Bath, New York

He was born on his father's farm at Warren, Herkimer Co., New York. He started life as a blacksmith and farmer before becoming a railroad contractor, banker and judge. On Christmas Day, 1819, he was married but of his children he was only survived by three: Henry, Abby & Edwin. They lived in Cohocton until 1843 when they moved to Bath to pursue his commercial interests and where he died in 1874.


Contributed by Mark Meredith on 26/01/2019 and last updated on 08/12/2019.
The Whitney Family of Connecticut. By Stephen Whitney Phoenix; Hon. Constant Cook, A Native of Warren, Herkimer County, NY, from a History of Steuben County, New York (1879), by Professor W. W. Clayton;