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Name  Albert Cook
Died  September 29, 1916

Children  Katharine Cook Briggs
Albert John Cook
Books  The Bee-keepers' Guide, Or, Manual of the Apiary
People also search for  Katharine Cook Briggs, Mary H. Cook, Isabel Briggs Myers

Grandchildren  Isabel Briggs Myers

Albert John Cook (born in Owosso, Michigan on August 30, 1842; died in Owosso on September 29, 1916) was an entomologist and zoologist.

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He spent much of his life in Michigan and graduated from the State Agricultural College, present-day Michigan State University, in 1862. In 1867 he established the Collection of Insects at the College. As an instructor at Michigan Agricultural College, he was extensively involved in beekeeping, where he lectured on apiculture and published a pamphlet called The Manual of the Apiary in 1876, which was eventually expanded into a textbook and went through at least seventeen editions.

He also spent many years in California as he taught at Pomona College from 1894 to 1911 and after this headed California's Commission of Horticulture.

He died in his childhood home in 1916.

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Albert John Cook Wikipedia


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